Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives / foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; introduction by Spencer Crew and Cynthia Goodman.
Contributor(s): National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (Cincinnati, Ohio).Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Bulfinch Press, c2002Edition: 1st ed.Description: 159 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0821228420; 9780821228425.Subject(s): Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography | Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Southern States -- Biography | African Americans -- Southern States -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 306.3/62/0975 Other classification: NW 8295
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Book issued as a companion to the HBO documentary Unchained memories which debuted in February 2003 and as a companion to the travelling exhibition organized by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, spring 2003-summer 2004.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156).
Introduction -- Slave auctions -- Work -- Family -- Living conditions -- Abuse -- Special occasions -- THe runaway -- Emancipation.
Presents more than 40 selections from interviews with former slaves conducted in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration that highlight different aspects of slave life, including work, abuse, living conditions, and emancipation.