First-person narratives of the American South
Southern diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.
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Southern States--Social life and customs
Southern States--Social conditions
Plantation life--Southern States
Southern States--Description and travel
Women--Confederate States of America--Biography
Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography
African Americans--Southern States--Biography
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
Contents : Collection of electronic texts -- About the project.
Documents the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. Focuses on the diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans. Narratives describe Southern life between 1860 and 1920, a period of enormous change.
Title from project home page (viewed on August 31, 2001).
Part of the UNC-CH digitization project's database Documenting the American South. A sidebar provides access to the main collections access page, about the collection, searching, subject, author, and title indexes.
Text in both HTML and SGML formats.
First-person narratives of the American South was a winner in the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition, 1996/7.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)