Description 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). Includes indexes. 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.
Original Collection University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)