Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and emancipation / edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller.
Contributor(s): Berlin, Ira | Favreau, Marc | Miller, Steven F | Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries).Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Washington, D.C. : New Press ; Library of Congress, 1998Description: lii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 2 audiocassettes (analog).Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1565844254; 9781565844254; 1565845870; 9781565845879.Subject(s): Slaves -- Southern States -- Interviews | Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources | African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources | Freedmen -- United States -- Interviews | Slavery -- Southern States -- History | Slaves -- Southern States -- History | Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Interviews | African Americans -- Biography | African Americans | African Americans -- Social conditions | Freedmen | Plantation life | Slavery | Slaves | Slaves -- Social conditions | Southern States | United States | Slavernij | Negers | Slavery -- United States -- History | Afro-American -- Biography | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Interviews. | History. | Sources. | Sound recordings. | History. | Interviews. | Sources.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Remembering slavery.Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes live recordings of interviews with former slaves and dramatic readings from written interviews.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-348) and index.
Slavery as memory and history -- The faces of power: slaves and owners -- Work and slave life: "from can to can't" -- Family life in slavery: "our folks" -- Slave culture: "honest and fair service to the Lord and all mankind everywhere" -- Slaves no more: Civil War and the coming of freedom -- Appendixes : 1. "Remembering Slavery": the radio documentary -- 2. Recordings of slave narratives and related materials in the Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress.
This set contains: two sixty-minute audiotapes that include original live recordings of interviews with former slaves and dramatic readings by celebrities from written interviews; and, a hardcover book that includes a comprehensive introductory essay by preeminent slavery historian Ira Berlin, chapters on aspects of slave life, including relationships with owners, work, family culture, the Civil War, and Emancipation; complete transcript of the live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves, contained on the companion tapes; extensive additional interviews with former slaves; little-known period photographs, including some of the former slaves interviewed on the companion tapes.