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Florida Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews With Former Slaves By Works Progress Administration
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Some of the slave narratives found in the Florida Slave Narratives were collected by African American employees of the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Florida Federal Writers’ Project.... More > Some historians believe that these narratives that had a black interviewer give a unique insight to the lives of slaves as the slave interviewees may have felt more comfortable disclosing information to a interviewers of the same race.< Less
Florida Slave Narratives A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves By Works Progress Administration
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Florida Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves
South Carolina Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. By Works Progress Administration
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Interview with Adeline Jackson, 88 years old —W.W. Dixon, Winnsboro, S.C. "I was born four miles southwest of where I is now, on de other side of Woodward Station. I was a slave of old... More > Marster John Mobley, de richest man, de larges' land owner, and wid more niggers than any other white man in de county. He was de seventh son of de seventh son, so he allowed, and you knows dat's a sign of a big family, lots of cows, mules, horses, money, chillun and everything dat's worth havin'. He had a good wife too; dis de way he got her, he say. She de daughter of old Maj. Andy McLean, who got a body full of bullets in de Revolution; he didn't want Katie to marry Marster John. Marster John git on a mule and ride up in de night. Miss Katie runned out, jump up behin' him, run away and marry Marster John.< Less
Kentucky Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves By Works Progress Administration
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CLARK CO. (Mayme Nunnelley) Most Kentucky superstitions are common to all classes of people because the Negroes originally obtained most of their superstitions from the white and because the... More > superstitions of most part of Kentucky are in almost all cases not recent invention but old survivals from a time when they were generally accepted by all Germanic peoples and by all Indo-Europeans. The only class of original contributions made by the Negroes to our stock of superstitions is that of the hoodoo or voodoo signs which are brought from Africa by the ancestors of the present colored people of America. On the arrival of the negro in America, his child like mind was readily receptive to the white man's superstitions. The Black slave and servants in Kentucky. . . .< Less
Slave Narratives: Interviews with Former Slaves Texas Narratives, Part 1 By Works Progress Administration
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After the Revolutionary War, millions of African descendent men and women remained slaves despite being freed by the English. Nearly 100 years later they were freed, but remained living in fear for... More > their lives in the Southern States. This book details first hand accounts of what it was like to live under the hand of oppression and slavery. The language is harsh and direct, but shows what life truly was like by the stories and pictures of individuals who lived during this era. This book is for any history major or any individual who wants to find Americas dark past. It is filled with stories and language that may be disturbing to some, but shows the true life under slavery in America. This book has been left unedited as originally written in 1938-39.< Less
Slave Narratives: Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives—Part 3 By Works Progress Administration
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After the Revolutionary War, millions of African descendent men and women remained slaves despite being freed by the English. Nearly 100 years later they were freed, but remained living in fear for... More > their lives in the Southern States. This book details first hand accounts of what it was like to live under the hand of oppression and slavery. The language is harsh and direct, but shows what life truly was like by the stories and pictures of individuals who lived during this era. This book is for any history major or any individual who wants to find Americas dark past. It is filled with stories and language that may be disturbing to some, but shows the true life under slavery in America. This book has been left unedited as originally written in 1938-39.< Less
WPA Texas Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Part 1 By JOE H. MITCHELL
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Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Texas Narratives, Part 1
WPA Texas Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Part 1 By JOE H. MITCHELL
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Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Texas Narratives, Part 1
WPA Texas Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Part 1 By JOE H. MITCHELL
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Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Texas Narratives, Part 1
Sitefinity 11 for Admins and Designers By Lino Tadros
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This book is for Sitefinity Administrators and Designers wanting to start working with Sitefinity and learn how to easily administrate and Design sites It is important to know that if you are... More > attending the official Sitefinity Admins & Designers online class at Progress, you will be receiving this book automatically and there is no need to purchase it here. This is for customers that prefer to have the material of the class without attending the official class. You will learn: * How to use the Personalization Engine * How to setup a site on Microsoft Azure * How to setup all emails and profiles for notifications * How to work with Alternative Publishing * How to setup locatization * How to design with Feather * How to work with Responsive Design * How to work with the Resources Package * How to work with Themes * How to work with Widget Designers.< Less

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