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Author Williams, Heather Andrea.
Title Help me to find my people [electronic resource] : the African American search for family lost in slavery / Heather Andrea Williams.
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  E443 .W63 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (251 p.) : ill.
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fine black boy for sale: separation and loss among enslaved children -- Let no man put asunder: separation of husbands and wives -- They may see their children again: white attitudes toward separation -- Blue glass beads tied in a rag of cotton cloth: the search for family during slavery -- Information wanted: the search for family after emancipation -- Happiness too deep for utterance: reunification of families -- Epilogue. Help me to find my people: genealogies of separation.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Slavery -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
African American families -- History.
Slaves -- Family relationships -- United States -- History.
Related To Print version: Williams, Heather Andrea. Help me to find my people. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Williams, Heather Andrea. Help me to find my people. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012 9780807835548 (DLC) 2011050216
ISBN 9780807882658 (electronic bk.)
0807882658 (electronic bk.)
9780807835548 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835544 (cloth : alk. paper)