Federal Writers Project - History - 1938 - 600 pages
From 1936 to 1938, the Works Projects Administration (WPA) commissioned writers to collect the life histories of former slaves. This work was compiled under the Franklin ...
James Mellon - Social Science - 2001 - 496 pages
In an unflinching oral history, former slaves eloquently describe their experiences in captivity and portray the harsh conditions they faced in everyday life as slaves. Reprint.