Partial text of audio file.
The narratives in the streaming audio file presented here are derived from the Smithsonian
Press tape collection of slave interviews done in the 1930s and 1940s by the WPA, among
others, in the book Remembering Slavery. The audio has been edited to create
one file lasting approximately twenty minutes. For more information on slave
narratives, visit the sites listed below.
Remembering Slavery web site
of Congress: American Memory. The narrative of Sojourner Truth.
Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
Excerpts from Slave
Slave Narratives at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.