First-person Narratives of the American South
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|Title:||First-person narratives of the American South | First-person narratives of the American South, beginnings to 1920|
Contents : Collection of electronic texts -- About the project.
Documents the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. Focuses on the diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans. Narratives describe Southern life between 1860 and 1920, a period of enormous change.
Title from project home page (viewed on August 31, 2001).
Part of the UNC-CH digitization project's database Documenting the American South. A sidebar provides access to the main collections access page, about the collection, searching, subject, author, and title indexes.
Text in both HTML and SGML formats.
First-person narratives of the American South was a winner in the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition, 1996/7.
|Types:||Biographies | Books | Diaries | Histories | Journals (accounts) | Texts (document genres) | Text|
|Subjects:||Southern States--Biography | Southern States--Social life and customs | Southern States--Social conditions | Women--Southern States--Diaries | Women--Southern States--Biography | Plantation life--Southern States | Southern States--Description and travel | Women--Confederate States of America--Biography | Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography | African Americans--Southern States--Biography | Slaves--Southern States--Biography | Refugees--Southern States | Slavery--United States--History | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434|
|Institution:||Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)|
|Contributors:||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library|
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)
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System requirements: PC with modem or direct Internet connection; SGML viewer required for SGML files.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/|