African American Frontiers: Slave Narratives and Oral Histories



African American Frontiers: Slave Narratives and Oral Histories

This edition

"African American Frontiers: Slave Narratives and Oral Histories" . Ed. Alan B. Govenar. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2000. xlvii+551 pp.

Table of contents

● Acknowledgments
● Introduction

Section I: Slave Narratives
● Henry Bibb
● Jacob Blockson
● Henry Box Brown
● William Wells Brown
● Lewis Clarke
● Ellen and William Craft
● Frederick Douglass
● Olaudah Equiano
● Daniel Fisher
● Frances Henderson
● John Jackson
● Jarmain Wesley Loguen
● James Mars
● Venture Smith
● Harriet Tubman

Section II: WPA Slave Narratives
● Phoebe Banks
● David A. Hall
● Felix Haywood
● Silas Jackson
● James Calhart James
● Bill Simms
● Milton Starr

Section III: Oral Histories
● Charles James Bate, Physician
● Ollie Hunter Boyd, Dry Cleaner
● Charles Brown, Rhythm and Blues Pianist
● Anna Mae Conley, Nanny and Domestic Worker
● Madge E. Copeland, Beauty Shop Operator
● Herbert Cowens, Jazz Drummer and USO Bandleader
● Leon Davis, Policeman’s Son, U.S. Air Force Colonel
● LaVerne Cooksey Davis, Licensed Practical Nurse
● Virginia Clark Gayton, Power Machine Operator and Descendant of Lewis E. Clarke
● Anita Hairston, NAACP Volunteer
● Erma Hadrey Hayman, Window Dresser
● Minnie Lee Haynes, Housekeeper and Descendant of Samuel D. Chambers
● Fannie Ezelle Hill, Civil Rights Activist
● Hugh Hollins, Barber
● Eunice Jackson, Funeral Director
● Herb Jeffries, Actor and Entertainer
● Irene McClellan King, Teacher
● Gwendolyn Knight, Artist
● Jacob Lawrence, Artist
● Bruce Lee, Biologist
● Tony Lott, Ranch Cowboy
● John McLendon, Basketball Coach
● Brownie McGhee, Blues Musician
● Jay McShann, Jazz Bandleader
● Martha Nash, Community Worker and Doctor’s Widow
● Earl W. Rand, Educator and College President
● Clarence Ray, Gambler
● Archie Reynolds, Gospel Singer
● Herman Simmons, Pullman Porter
● Charles Earl Simms, Attorney
● Katie Simms, Homemaker and Domestic Worker
● Wesley Sims, Minister
● Roebuck “Pops” Staples, Gospel and Pop Singer
● Clara Terrell, Cloakroom Attendant
● Jesse Thomas, Blues Musician
● William Waddell, Veterinarian
● A.J. Walker, Cowboy and Rodeo Organizer
● Alice Mae Williams, Homemaker and Mother
● Arbie Williams, Quilter
● Francis Williams, Civil Rights Attorney
● Mack Williams, Cowboy and Minister
● Marvin Williams, Baseball Player
● Liola McClean Cravens Woffort, Miner’s Descendant
● Barbara Wood, Teacher
● Wesley Young, Rodeo Cowboy

● Bibliography I: Individually Published Slave Narratives
● Bibliography II: Secondary Sources
● Index

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