skip to content
Born in slavery : slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Born in slavery : slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

Author: Federal Writers' Project.; Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.; Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.; Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, [20]01-
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Updating website : National government publication   Continually Updated Resource : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. Provides links from individual photographs to the corresponding narratives. Collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the narratives were assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volume work entitled Slave narratives: a folk history  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Pictorial works
Sources
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Updating website, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project.; Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.; Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.; Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
OCLC Number: 47265597
Notes: Title from home page as viewed on May 9, 2001.
Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Search by keywords --
Browse narratives by narrator --
Volume --
Browse photographs by subject --
Browse all by state. About the collection --
Acknowledgments --
Building the digital collection --
Related resources --
A note on the language of the narratives --
How to view: documents /photographs --
Copyright and other restrictions.
Other Titles: Slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Slave narratives.
Responsibility: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress and Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
More information:

Abstract:

Presents more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. Provides links from individual photographs to the corresponding narratives. Collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the narratives were assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volume work entitled Slave narratives: a folk history of slavery in the United States, from interviews with former slaves.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47265597> # Born in slavery slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
    a bgn:ComputerFile, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "47265597" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: upw" ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120577> ; # Slaves--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/933987> ; # Freedmen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> ; # African Americans
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90001966> ; # Slaves--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120522> ; # Slaves
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94005987> ; # Freedmen--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113227> ; # Slaves--United States--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Topic/african_americans> ; # African Americans
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/326.8/> ;
   schema:alternateName "Slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938" ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/137365250> ; # Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149612800> ; # Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/148643008> ; # Federal Writers' Project.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/126470285> ; # Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.
   schema:datePublished "2001/9999" ;
   schema:description "About the collection -- Acknowledgments -- Building the digital collection -- Related resources -- A note on the language of the narratives -- How to view: documents /photographs -- Copyright and other restrictions."@en ;
   schema:description "Presents more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. Provides links from individual photographs to the corresponding narratives. Collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the narratives were assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volume work entitled Slave narratives: a folk history of slavery in the United States, from interviews with former slaves."@en ;
   schema:description "Search by keywords -- Browse narratives by narrator -- Volume -- Browse photographs by subject -- Browse all by state."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/52885667> ;
   schema:genre "Interviews"@en ;
   schema:genre "Pictorial works"@en ;
   schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Sources"@en ;
   schema:genre "National government publication"@en ;
   schema:hasPart <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#CreativeWork/slave_narratives> ; # Slave narratives.
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Born in slavery slave narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938"@en ;
   schema:productID "47265597" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47265597#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_library_of_congress_2001> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Agent/library_of_congress> ; # Library of Congress
   schema:url <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snhome.html> ;
   schema:url <http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snhome.html> ;
   schema:url <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/> ;
   schema:url <http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/collmss.ms000008> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47265597> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Agent/library_of_congress> # Library of Congress
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Library of Congress" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/52885667#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113227> # Slaves--United States--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slaves--United States--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90001966> # Slaves--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slaves--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94005987> # Freedmen--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Freedmen--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120522> # Slaves
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slaves"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120577> # Slaves--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slaves--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> # African Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/933987> # Freedmen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Freedmen"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126470285> # Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Library of Congress. Manuscript Division." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/137365250> # Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/148643008> # Federal Writers' Project.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Federal Writers' Project." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149612800> # Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.