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First Person Narratives
Social Life in Old Virginia Before the War  Laura Battle  Frank Montgomery  My Southern Home by William Wells Brown  Austin Steward 

"First-Person Narratives of the American South" is a collection of diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives written by Southerners. The majority of materials in this collection are written by those Southerners whose voices were less prominent in their time, including African Americans, women, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.