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Documenting the American South: Beginnings to 1920     View
"'Documenting the American South' (DAS) is a full-text database of primary resources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently, DAS includes three digitization proje ...

Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their Stories     View
Hear former slaves tell of their experiences from the time of slavery and after. This collection includes voices of 23 men and women born between 1823 and the early 1860???s who were interviewed in the 1930???s. Songs are often included.

Uysal-Walker Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative     View
This site gives users access to the Archive of Turkish Narrative created by its three founders, located in the Special Collections section of Texas Tech University Library. It includes audio-taped narratives of the citizens of the Turkish Republic, ...

"I Will Be Heard!": Abolitionism in America     View
A well-organized, content-rich site with a wide range of authoritative information. Includes profiles of prominent abolitionists, slave narratives, background on the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment, critical resources on Harriet Beec ...

Documenting the American South (DAS)     View
Over 1,200 primary sources documenting the cultural history of the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. It includes Southern literature to 1920; first-person narratives, including diaries, memoirs, ex-slave narratives, and travel account ...

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938     View
"More than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves" collected as part of the Federal Writers' Project during the Depression. It was originally published as the seventeen-volume "Slave ...

Slavery and the Making of America     View
Companion site to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series "documenting the history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies to its end in the Southern states and the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction." Histori ...

American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library     View
Multimedia from the Library of Congress. Learn about the history of the United States using pictures, documents, movies, maps, and sound recordings.

Literary Criticism     View
The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.


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