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).

Includes indexes.

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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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)

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