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Black Voices - African American Autobiography and Biography: Slave Narratives

Published personal accounts of African Americans from slavery to freedom.

Slave Narratives

  • Three African-American Classics. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2007. This essential collection comprises a trio of the most influential African-American writings of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Exploring such themes as slavery and its abolition, the struggle for equality, and the impassioned rise from bondage to international recognition, each landmark book is a founding work in the civil rights literature of America.
  • Vaux, Robert (1786-1836) Memoirs of the Life of Anthony Benezet. York [Eng.], Re-printed, with additions, etc. for W. Alexander, and sold by him; also by Darton, Harvey; and Co, W. Phillips, and W. Darton, Jun., London, 1817.

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John Gartrell
Director, John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture

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