Includes more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa. It contains wide-ranging genres, including personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions.
The American Slave : a composite autobiography
by Federal Writers Project
A selection of 17 interviews of former slaves conducted by members of the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Also features an introductory essay, three lesson plans, and a modest annotated guide to related online resources