Slaves Oral History

This book one of the best telling the story of slavery using oral histories collected in the 1930s. “In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration commissioned an oral history of the remaining former slaves. Bullwhip Days is a remarkable compendium of selections from these extraordinary interviews, providing an unflinching portrait of the world of government-sanctioned slavery of Africans in America.” To listen to the slave narratives here.

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