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Afro-American Small Picture Collection

Photographs of ex-slaves from the Ohio Historical Society - Afro-Americans Small Picture Collection SC1495. These photographs were taken by Works Progress Administration -Federal Writers' Project staff engaged in the interviewing of surviving ex-slaves in Ohio. Most of the Ohio slave narratives were compiled in 1937 and 1938.

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Henry Bedford, an ex-slave Samuel Diberts, an ex-slave William Emmons, an ex-slave
Henry Bedford, an ex-slave
Samuel Diberts, an ex-slave
William Emmons, an ex-slave
Julia Gardner, an ex-slave Charles Green, an ex-slave Tap and Susie Hawkins, married ex-slaves
Julia Gardner, an ex-slave
Charles Green, an ex-slave
Tap and Susie Hawkins, married ex-slaves
Julia Ann James, an ex-slave Angelina Lester, an ex-slave Lucy Ann Warfield, an ex-slave
Julia Ann James, an ex-slave
Angelina Lester, an ex-slave
Lucy Ann Warfield, an ex-slave
Virginia Washington, an ex-slave David Wilborn, an ex-slave
Virginia Washington,
an ex-slave
David Wilborn,
an ex-slave

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