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WPA. Ex-Slave Narratives, 1937-1938.

The Federal Writer's Project interviewed former slaves in 1937-1938, depositing the life histories in The Library of Congress. Twenty-seven of those Ohio interviews did not get to LC, and are only available here. Cross listed under Photographs/Prints.


1 Kate Dudley Baumont, Ex-Slave Narrative
2 Henry Bedford, Ex-Slave Narrative
3 Anna Maria Coffee, Ex-Slave Narrative
4 William Emmons, Ex-Slave Narrative
5 Julia Gardner, Ex-Slave Narrative
6 Charles Green, Ex-Slave Narrative
7 Susie Hawkins, Ex-Slave Narrative
8 Tap Hawkins, Ex-Slave Narrative
9 Clark Heard, Ex-Slave Narrative
10 William P. Hogue, Ex-Slave Narrative
11 Julia Ann James, Ex-Slave Narrative
12 Watt Jordan, Ex-Slave Narrative
13 Florence Lee, Ex-Slave Narrative
14 Phoebe Lyons, Ex-Slave Narrative
15 Samuel Lyons, Ex-Slave Narrative
16 Dulcina Baker Martin, Ex-Slave Narrative
17 Henrietta McCarthy, Ex-Slave Narrative
18 Thomas McIntire, Ex-Slave Narrative
19 Morgan Ray, Ex-Slave Narrative
20 Joseph Ringo, Ex-Slave Narrative
21 Isaac Rodgers, Ex-Slave Narrative
22 Elsie Ross, Ex-Slave Narrative
23 Lucy Ann Warfield, Ex-Slave Narrative
24 Virginia Washington, Ex-Slave Narrative
25 Sallah White, Ex-Slave Narrative
26 David Wilborn, Ex-Slave Narrative
27 John I. Young, Ex-Slave Narrative

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