Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Administrative Files Selected Records Bearing on the History of the Slave Narratives
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Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Administrative Files Selected Records Bearing on the History of the Slave Narratives

By United States. Work Projects Administration
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  • SLAVE NARRATIVES
  • A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
    • TYPEWRITTEN RECORDS PREPARED BY THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT 1936-1938 ASSEMBLED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SPONSORED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
    • FEDERAL WORKS AGENCY WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
      • THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT Official Project No. 165-2-26-7 Work Project No. 540
    • THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT Official Project No. 165-2-26-7 Work Project No. 540
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SELECTED RECORDS Bearing on the History of the Slave Narratives
    • Sent to: NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, ALABAMA,     LOUISIANA, TEXAS, ARKANSAS, TENNESSEE,     KENTUCKY, MISSOURI, MISSISSIPPI, OKLA. April 1, 1937 Mrs. Eudora R. Richardson, Acting State Director Federal Writers' Project, WPA Rooms 321-4, American Bank Building Richmond, Virginia Subj: Folklore
    • (Transcript of Preceding Autograph Memorandum) 4/9/37
    • Sent to: North and South Carolina, Georgia,     Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas,     Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri,     Mississippi, Oklahoma. April 14, 1937 Mr. Edwin Bjorkman State Director, Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration City Hall, Fifth Floor Asheville, North Carolina
    • WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION Federal Writers' Project 1500 Eye St. N.W. Washington, D.C. SUPPLEMENTARY INSTRUCTIONS #9-E To THE AMERICAN GUIDE MANUAL FOLKLORE STORIES FROM EX-SLAVES
    • May 3, 1937 Mr. Edwin Bjorkman, State Director Federal Writers' Project, WPA City Hall, Fifth Floor Asheville, North Carolina Subj: Ex-slave Narratives
    • MEMORANDUM June 9, 1937 TO: STATE DIRECTORS OF THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT FROM: Henry G. Alsberg, Director
    • Notes by an editor on dialect usage in accounts by interviews with ex-slaves. (To be used in conjunction with Supplementary Instructions 9E.)
    • MEMORANDUM July 30, 1937. TO: STATE DIRECTORS OF THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT FROM: Henry G. Alsberg, Director
    • MEMORANDUM September 8, 1937 TO: STATE DIRECTORS OF THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT FROM: HENRY G. ALSBERG
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