African American frontiers : slave narratives and oral histories /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
Format: Book
Imprint: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2000]
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