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Born in Slavery

Slave narratives from the federal writers, project 1936-1938Created by: PICRYLDated: 1938
Spence Johnson, Age over 87
Portraits of African American ex-slaves from the U.S. Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project slave narratives collections.From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
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Litt Young, Age 87

Litt Young, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Felix Haywood, Age 92

Felix Haywood, Age 92

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Oliver Bell

Oliver Bell

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Jack Bess's House

Jack Bess's House

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Monroe Brackins, Age 84

Monroe Brackins, Age 84

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

James Green

James Green

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Valmar Cormier, Age about 90

Valmar Cormier, Age about 90

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Emma Crockett's House

Emma Crockett's House

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Stepney Underwood

Stepney Underwood

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Clay Bobbit, Age 100

Clay Bobbit, Age 100

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Henry Garry

Henry Garry

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Katie Rowe, Age 88

Katie Rowe, Age 88

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Walter Rimm, Age 80

Walter Rimm, Age 80

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Wash Wilson, Age 94

Wash Wilson, Age 94

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Laura Redmoun, Age 82

Laura Redmoun, Age 82

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Emma Watson, Age about 85

Emma Watson, Age about 85

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Wayman Williams and Henry Freeman

Wayman Williams and Henry Freeman

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Molly Parker, Age 85

Molly Parker, Age 85

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Wadley (Shorty) Clemons, Age 92

Wadley (Shorty) Clemons, Age 92

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Anderson and Minerva Edwards, Age 93 and 87

Anderson and Minerva Edwards, Age 93 and 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Hannah Irwin

Hannah Irwin

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Scott Hooper, Age 81

Scott Hooper, Age 81

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Ben Horry, Age 85

Ben Horry, Age 85

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Martin Jackson, Age 90

Martin Jackson, Age 90

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Gabe Hines

Gabe Hines

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Mary Thompson, Age 87

Mary Thompson, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Laura Clark's House

Laura Clark's House

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Sarah Harris, Age 76

Sarah Harris, Age 76

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Rev. Wade Owens

Rev. Wade Owens

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Betty Bormer (Bonner), Age 80

Betty Bormer (Bonner), Age 80

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Viney Baker, Age 75

Viney Baker, Age 75

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

C. B. McRay, Age 76

C. B. McRay, Age 76

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Robert Henry

Robert Henry

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Watkins, Age 87

William Watkins, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Patsy Moses, Age 74

Patsy Moses, Age 74

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Jennylin Dunn, Age 87

Jennylin Dunn, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Abe Whitess, Age over 90

Abe Whitess, Age over 90

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Carey Davenport, Age 83

Carey Davenport, Age 83

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Isaam Morgan, Age 84

Isaam Morgan, Age 84

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Anne Maddox, Age 113

Anne Maddox, Age 113

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Sallie Wroe, Age 81

Sallie Wroe, Age 81

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Mary Kindred, Age about 80

Mary Kindred, Age about 80

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Rev. Squire Dowd, Age 82

Rev. Squire Dowd, Age 82

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Ellen Polk, Age 83

Ellen Polk, Age 83

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Branch, Age 87

William Branch, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

La San Mire, Age 86

La San Mire, Age 86

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Rev. Squire Dowd, Age 82

Rev. Squire Dowd, Age 82

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

James Brown, Age 84

James Brown, Age 84

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Green (Rev. Bill)

William Green (Rev. Bill)

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Bill McRay, Age 86

Bill McRay, Age 86

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Anthony Dawson, Age 105

Anthony Dawson, Age 105

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Monroe Brackins, Age 84

Monroe Brackins, Age 84

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Stone, Age about 74

William Stone, Age about 74

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Jennie Proctor, Age 87

Jennie Proctor, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Willis Woodson

Willis Woodson

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Lucindy Lawrence Jurdon, Age 79

Lucindy Lawrence Jurdon, Age 79

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Martin Ruffin

Martin Ruffin

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Marshal Butler

Marshal Butler

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Amy Chapman, Age 94

Amy Chapman, Age 94

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Mary Kincheon Edwards, Age 127

Mary Kincheon Edwards, Age 127

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Willis Winn, Age about 115

Willis Winn, Age about 115

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

John Ogee, Age 96

John Ogee, Age 96

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Tempie Cummins

Tempie Cummins

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Steve Connally's House

Steve Connally's House

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Sarah Gudger, Age 121

Sarah Gudger, Age 121

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Frank Menefee, Age 84

Frank Menefee, Age 84

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Albert Todd, Age 86

Albert Todd, Age 86

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Julius Nelson, Age 77

Julius Nelson, Age 77

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Betty Simmons, Age about 100

Betty Simmons, Age about 100

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Henderson Perkins, Age about 85

Henderson Perkins, Age about 85

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Moore, Age 82

William Moore, Age 82

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

James Jackson, Age 87

James Jackson, Age 87

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Priscilla Gibson, Age about 81

Priscilla Gibson, Age about 81

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

O. W. Green and Granddaughter, Age 78

O. W. Green and Granddaughter, Age 78

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

William Sykes, Age 78

William Sykes, Age 78

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

John Cole, Age 86

John Cole, Age 86

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Charley Hurt, Age 85

Charley Hurt, Age 85

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938

Andrew Moody and wife Tildy, Age 82

Andrew Moody and wife Tildy, Age 82

Born in slavery slave narratives from the federal writers project 1936 1938