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Title Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives / foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; introduction by Spencer Crew and Cynthia Goodman.
Published Boston : Bulfinch Press, c2002.
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 Floor2  E444 .U53 2002    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 159 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Book issued as a companion to the HBO documentary Unchained memories which debuted in February 2003 and as a companion to the travelling exhibition organized by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, spring 2003-summer 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156).
Contents Introduction -- Slave auctions -- Work -- Family -- Living conditions -- Abuse -- Special occasions -- The runaway -- Emancipation.
Summary Presents more than 40 selections from interviews with former slaves conducted in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration that highlight different aspects of slave life, including work, abuse, living conditions, and emancipation.
Subject Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography.
Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Pictorial works.
Related Names National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
ISBN 0821228420
OCLC number 51458797