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From 1936 to 1938 over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. This web site provides an opportunity to read a sample of these narratives, and to see some of the photographs taken at the time of the interviews, and to hear sound files of some interviews.
Interviews featuring scholars and their work on aspects of history, culture and politics of Africa, and Africans; hosted at Michigan State University by historians Peter Limb and Peter Alegi. Highly recommended for students and faculty alike.