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Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Texas Narratives, Part 1   By:

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Transcriber's Note: I. Inconsistent punctuation has been silently corrected throughout the book. II. Clear spelling mistakes have been corrected however, inconsistent language usage (such as 'day' and 'dey') has been maintained. A list of corrections is included at the end of the book. III. The numbers at the start of each interview were stamped into the original work and refer to the number of the published interview in the context of the entire Slave Narratives project. IV. Two handwritten notes have been retained and are annotated as such.

SLAVE NARRATIVES

A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves

TYPEWRITTEN RECORDS PREPARED BY THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT 1936 1938 ASSEMBLED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SPONSORED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Illustrated with Photographs

WASHINGTON 1941 VOLUME XVI

TEXAS NARRATIVES

PART 1

Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Texas

INFORMANTS

Adams, Will 1

Adams, William 4

Adams, William M. 9

Allen, Sarah 12

Anderson, Andy 14

Anderson, George Washington (Wash) 17

Anderson, Willis 21

Armstrong, Mary 25

Arnwine, Stearlin 31

Ashley, Sarah 34

Babino, Agatha 37

Barclay, Mrs. John 39

Barker, John 42

Barnes, Joe 45

Barrett, Armstead 47

Barrett, Harriet 49

Bates, John 51

Beckett, Harrison 54

Bell, Frank 59

Bell, Virginia 62

Bendy, Edgar 66

Bendy, Minerva 68

Benjamin, Sarah 70

Bess, Jack 72

Betts, Ellen 75

Beverly, Charlotte 84

Black, Francis 87

Blanchard, Olivier 90

Blanks, Julia 93

Boles, Elvira 106

Bormer (Bonner), Betty 109

Boyd, Harrison 112

Boyd, Issabella 114

Boyd, James 117

Boykins, Jerry 121

Brackins, Monroe 124

Bradshaw, Gus 130

Brady, Wes 133

Branch, Jacob 137

Branch, William 143

Brim, Clara 147

Brooks, Sylvester 149

Broussard, Donaville 151

Brown, Fannie 154

Brown, Fred 156

Brown, James 160

Brown, Josie 163

Brown, Zek 166

Bruin, Madison 169

Bunton, Martha Spence 174

Butler, Ellen 176

Buttler, Henry H... Continue reading book >>


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