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From the Federal Writers' Project interviews with former slaves to plantation manuals regarding slave management, these books depict slavery and slave life in vivid detail. Many contain first-hand accounts, written by the people who imposed or endured the institution of slavery.


Pleasure and Pain
Pleasure and Pain

A New England schoolmarm's conflicting emotions about life in the frontier South.

Slave Life in Georgia (OUT OF PRINT)
Slave Life in Georgia (OUT OF PRINT)

John Brown's autobiography of his thirty years as a slave in Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia.

Slavery Time When I Was Chillun down on Marster's Plantation
Slavery Time When I Was Chillun down on Marster's Plantation

Recollections of slavery by those who lived it, recorded in interviews by the Federal Writers' Project.

Neither More Nor Less Than Men: Slavery in Georgia
Neither More Nor Less Than Men: Slavery in Georgia

(Book Three) Firsthand descriptions of slavery, from the words of fugitive slaves to plantation manuals on slave management.

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation
Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation

The diary of a young English aristocrat living on the Georgia coast provides a glimpse of daily life on a large plantation.

Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the War
Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the War

A woman's struggle to survive Reconstruction and manage her family's plantations.

The People of Georgia: An Illustrated History
The People of Georgia: An Illustrated History

275 years of Georgia and its peoples, told with historical photographs, drawings and fascinating text.

Georgia, History Written by Those who Lived it
Georgia, History Written by Those who Lived it

Firsthand accounts of historical Georgia, selected from Beehive's six-volume documentary history.




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