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This site from the Library of Congress contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. You may find narratives or pictures of your own slave ancestors here, or you can read the narratives to get a feeling and an understanding of the lives and times of these former slaves.
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938