Alabama Slave Narratives

  • Title: Alabama Slave Narratives
  • Author: Work Projects Administration
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Alabama Slave Narratives This book is part of the series Born in Slavery Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project It contains first person accounts of slavery and black and white photographs of former slav
    This book is part of the series Born in Slavery Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project, 1936 1938 It contains first person accounts of slavery and black and white photographs of former slaves These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration WPA

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    1. Hmm 1/4-way through, Iwonder a little about Federal Writers' Project's intention with this.(and what questions they asked:-)Seems like an interesting project that I'll look more intomemory.loc/ammem/snhtml/snAll the interviews are quite short, and yes cruel punishments, families being divided etc are mentioned; But it seems that most of the slaves in the collection, had a somewhat privileged slave-life (living in the big house, having kind and generous owners (but mean overseers!), getting plent [...]

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    2. All of the narratives are a bit complicated because of the period in which the interviews were taken (Jim Crow/Great Depression). I had the biggest problem with the AL because of the intrusive, problematic references of the interviewers. I was still able to capture information I needed and see the similarities and differences across the narratives as a whole. Thankfully interviewers in other states weren't nearly as bad.

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