By: Howell, Donna Wyant. (compiler).
Washington, DC., American Legacy Books.: 1996
Seller ID: 33436
Binding: Soft Cover
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; iv - 52 pp. First published in 1995, this is the third printing from 1996. "True Life Stories told by former American Slaves in the 1930's". The interviews were part of the Works Projects Administration project which transcribed thousands of pages of stories of former slaves in the late 1930's. Howell has taken this mass of material and put together a very readable series of booklets giving a picture of slavery in the United States. Along with the life stories of a few individuals, each booklet also has brief excerpts from many others, two glossaries for clarific... View More...