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The WPA Oklahoma slave narratives( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I never talk to nobody 'bout this' was the response of one aged African American when asked by a Works Project Administration field worker to share memories of his life in slavery and after emancipation. He and other ex-slaves were uncomfortable with the memories of a time when black and white lives were interwoven through human bondage." "Yet the WPA field workers overcame the old people's reticence, and American West scholars T. Lindsay Baker and Julie P. Baker have collected all the known WPA Oklahoma "slave narratives" in this volume for the first time - including fourteen never published before. Their careful editorial notes detail what is known about the interviewers and the process of preparing the narratives." "The interviews were made in the late 1930s in Oklahoma. Although many African Americans had relocated there after emancipation in 1865, some interviewees had been slaves of Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, or Creeks in the Indian Territory. Their narratives constitute important primary sources on the foodways, agricultural practices, and home life of Oklahoma Indians." "This definitive, indexed edition will be an important resource for Oklahoma and Southwest historians as well as those interested in the history of African Americans, slavery, and Oklahoma's Five Tribes. For those studying the generation of African American men and women who over a century ago initiated black life in Oklahoma, the slave narratives are a major source of collective memory."--Jacket
Florida : a guide to the southernmost state by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michigan : a guide to the Wolverine State by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missouri : a guide to the "Show me" State by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Missouri( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Missouri Publisher: New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce Language: English Book contributor: Prelinger Library Collection: prelinger_library; additional_collections; americana
Louisiana : a guide to the state by Louisiana Writers' Project( Book )

2 editions published between 1941 and 1945 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky : a guide to the Bluegrass state by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oregon : end of the trail by Federal Writers' Project (Or.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia : a guide to the Old Dominion by Virginia Writers' Project( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This copy is part of a hypertexts collection produced by students and faculty at the University of Virginia American Studies Program
Utah, a guide to the state by Writers' Program (Utah)( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. : a guide to the Nation's capital by D.C.) Writers' Program (Washington( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Douglas, a seventeen-year-old page, attempts to free Mary, Queen of Scots, from her island prison
Massachusetts Institute of Technology wavelength tables : with intensities in arc, spark, or discharge tube of more than 100,000 spectrum lines most strongly emitted by the atomic elements under normal conditions of excitation between 10,000 A. and 2000 A., arranged in order of decreasing wavelengths by Massachusetts Institute of Technology( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1982 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 110,000 wavelength entries from the 1939 edition with corrections or changes indicated by a line through the entry. Read the introduction to the 1969 edition for further explanation. Wavelengths in the range of 10,000-2,000 A are covered
Slave narratives : a folk history of slavery in the United States, from interviews with former slaves : Kansas narratives by Federal Writers' Project( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final statistical report of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1942 and 1972 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological excavations at Kukulik, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska : preliminary report by Otto William Geist( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave narratives : a folk history of slavery in the united states from interviews with former slaves Indiana narratives by Work Projects Administration( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 1 by Work Projects Administration( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Mississippi Narratives by Work Projects Administration( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Maryland Narratives by Work Projects Administration( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The WPA Oklahoma slave narratives
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology wavelength tables : with intensities in arc, spark, or discharge tube of more than 100,000 spectrum lines most strongly emitted by the atomic elements under normal conditions of excitation between 10,000 A. and 2000 A., arranged in order of decreasing wavelengthsPosters of the WPAFurious improvisation : how the WPA and a cast of thousands made high art out of desperate timesSin nombre : Hispana and Hispano artists of the New Deal eraCheck list of Historical Records Survey publications : bibliography of research projects reports
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controlled identityUnited States. Works Progress Administration

Procuratio Progressus Operum

United States. Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration

United States Work Projects Administration

United States Works Progress Administration

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Work Projects Administration ancienne agence du gouvernement fédéral des États-Unis, fondée par Franklin D. Roosevelt

Work Projects Administration (U.S.)

Work Projects Administration United States

Works Progress Administration federalt program i USA

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Works Project Administration

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