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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 279 pages of information about Slave Narratives.
Table of Contents
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Start of eBook1
WASHINGTON 19411
ARKANSAS NARRATIVES1
PART 51
INFORMANTS1
Parents8
Sold9
Name9
How Freedom Came9
What the Slaves Expected9
Slave Time Preaching9
Conditions After the War9
House10
Furniture10
Marrying Time10
Ghosts10
Ku Klux Klan11
White Caps11
Voting11
Career Since the War11
Wife and Family12
Interviewer’s Comment12
Birth and Age20
Schooling21
An “Aunt Caroline” Story21
Family and Masters21
Early Life22
Occupational Experiences22
Freedom and Soldiers23
Right after the War23
Marriage24
Opinions24
Parents and Relatives42
Occupation42
Masters43
Food43
Houses in the Negro Quarters43
Tables and Chairs44
Text of Interview51
Interviewer’s Comment52
Personal History of Informant52
Text of Interview54
Interviewer’s Comment55
Personal History of Informant55
Patrollers65
How Freedom Came65
Right After Freedom65
Present Occupation and Opinions65
Interviewer’s Comment65
Interviewer’s Comment68
Rations74
A Mean Owner74
Houses74
Soldiers75
Slave Money76
Patrollers76
Social Life76
How Freedom Came77
What the Slaves Got77
Life Since Freedom78
Ku Klux Klan78
Work in Little Rock79
Opinions of the Present79
Own Family79
Interviewer’s Note81
Interviewer’s Comment88
Interviewer’s Comment93
Interviewer’s Comment105
Superstitions109
Birthmarks109
Pateroles110
Breeding111
House, Stock, Parents’ Occupations111
Right After the War111
Opinions of the Present113
Support113
Interviewer’s Comment116
Slave House and Occupation116
Family117
Freedom117
Patrollers and Ku Klux117
Slave Worship117
Health117
Support117
Slave Marriages on the Offord Plantation118
Amusements118
Age118
Interviewer’s Comment118
Birth and General Fact About Life118
Parents119
House119
Freedom121
Catching a Hog121
Ku Klux Klan122
Patrollers122
Old Massa Goes ’Way122
Whipping a Slave122
Prayer123
Early Schooling123
Present Support124
Master126
Houses126
Furniture126
Food126
Clothes126
Schooling127
Signs of War127
Memories of the Pre-War Campaign127
Refugeeing127
War Memories127
How Freedom Came128
What the Slaves Expected128
What They Got128
Immediately After the War128
Negroes in Politics128
Memories of Fred Douglass129
Voting129
Occupation129
Religion129
Parents130
How Freedom Came131
Family131
Master131
Crippled in Slave Time131
Soldiers131
Good Masters131
Patrollers131
Ku Klux Klan131
Support132
Travels132
Occupation132
Interviewer’s Comment132
Refugeeing133
Parents134
Houses134
War Recollections134
Pateroles134
Church Meetings134
After the War135
Ku Klux135
Little Rock135
Loss of Eyes135
Biographical147
Slave After Freedom148
Mean Mistress148
Food149
Age, Good Masters150
Color and Birth150
Sales and Separations151
Marriages151
Ku Klux151
Voting151
Seamstress152
Freedom157
Interviewer’s Comment160
Early Childhood161
How Freedom Came162
Right After Freedom162
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