Born in Slavery

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History & Genealogy, Virtual

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All Ages

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Library of Congress - Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938

Discover the Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938, containing more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.  These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) of the Works Progress Administration, later renamed Work Projects Administration (WPA).