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HIST 125: From Africa to the Civil War

Prof. Mike Jirik, Fall 2020


Digital Collections

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project

Slave narratives have a prominent role in the historiography of slavery in the United States. Check out this essay on the Federal Writers' Project narratives: Introduction to the WPA Slave Narratives.

The actual narratives themselves are available in multiple forms and formats.  Below are several options for accessing them:

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