Library of Congress' American Memory
Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their
Stories: "interviews conducted between 1932 - 1975
[capturing] the recollections of twenty-three identifiable
people born between 1823 and the early 1860s and known to have
been former slaves".
and Voices From the Presentation: Selected narratives from
the above collection used
in this RWLO.
Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project,
1936-1938: "more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery
and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slave"
Introduction to the WPA Slave Narratives by Norman R. Yetman
Voices and Faces from the Collection: Selected narratives
from the above collection.
Additional Primary Sources about
American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology:
hosted by the American Studies Hypertexts at the University of
"Been Here So Long" - Selections from the WPA American Slave
Narratives: Former slave narratives, topical index, and lesson
plans from the New Deal Network.
Slave Narratives from the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hills Libraries.
The Slave Narrative: Definitions, further readings, and
E-texts of Slave Narratives