The WPA Oklahoma Slave Narratives

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T. Lindsay Baker, Julie Philips Baker
University of Oklahoma Press, 1996 - 543 pages

These are fascinating stories of the memories of ex-slaves, fourteen of which have never been published before. Although many African Americans had relocated in Oklahoma after emancipation in1865, some of the interviewees had been slaves of Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, or Creeks in the Indian territory.

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Contents

John Field
155
Nannie Gordon
169
Mattie Hardman
183
Henry Henderson
196
William Hutson
211
Nellie Johnson
224
George G King
239
Mary Lindsay
252
Amanda Oliver
305
Phyllis Petite
320
Henry F Pyles
336
Chaney Richardson
351
Katie Rowe
364
Morris Sheppard
382
Mose Smith
395
Milton Starr
408

Daniel William Lucas
266
Manning
285
Jane Montgomery
290
Victoria Taylor Thompson
422
Lucinda Vann
435
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T. Lindsay Baker, who holds the W. K. Gordon Chair in Industrial History at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, is Director of the W. K. Gordon Center for Industrial History, Thurber, Texas, and editor of the Windmiller's Gazette . He is the author of A Field Guide to American Windmills and North American Windmill Manufacturers' Trade Literature: A Descriptive Guide.

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