Weevils In The Wheat / Edition 1

Weevils In The Wheat / Edition 1

by Charles L Perdue, Robert K. (Eds.) Phillips, Thomas E. Barden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813913705

ISBN-13: 9780813913704

Pub. Date: 12/01/1991

Publisher: University of Virginia

Taken from the records of the Federal Writers' Project of the 1930s, these interviews with one-time Virginia slaves provide a clear window into what it was like to be enslaved in the antebellum American South.  See more details below

Overview

Taken from the records of the Federal Writers' Project of the 1930s, these interviews with one-time Virginia slaves provide a clear window into what it was like to be enslaved in the antebellum American South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813913704
Publisher:
University of Virginia
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Series:
Midland Books Series
Edition description:
1st Virginia Paperback Edition
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Interviews with Ex-Slaves: The National Effort
The Negro Studies Project in Virginia
The Negro in Virginia
Dialect Recording
The Virginia Interviews
The Present Project
Editorial Method
Toward an Evaluation
Interview1
Appendixes
1. Birth Years of Informants351
2. Places Where Informants Were Slaves352
3. Residence of Informants at Time of Interview354
4. FWP Workers in Virginia356
5. Interviews Made by Each FWP Worker in Virginia357
6. Questionnaire for Ex-Slaves367
7. Correspondence Pertaining to Dialect Recording377
8. Susie R. C. Byrd Notes on Interviewing Ex-Slaves383
9. Present Disposition of Virginia WPA Materials389
10. Recordings of Virginia Ex-Slave Narrative Material in the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress390
11. Annotated Bibliography of Slave Narratives Dealing with Slavery in Virginia391
Index397

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