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Resources on the Web

"Afro-American Sources in Virginia: A Guide to Manuscripts" [University of Virginia] http://www.upress.virginia.edu/plunkett/mfp.html

"American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology" (with sound files) [University of Virginia] http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/wpa/wpahome.html

"Guide to African-American Documentary Resources in North Carolina" [University of Virginia] http://www.upress.virginia.edu/epub/pyatt/nchome.html

"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" A DRAMATIZATION OF THE BOOK http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/slavegirl.html
 
"John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American Documentation" [Duke University] http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/franklin/

"Rare Book School 1995" (links to texts and images of 19th-Century African-American Resources) [University of Virginia] http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/rbs/rbs16-95.html

"Third Person, First Person: Slave Voices from the Special Collections Library"(Duke University) http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/slavery/

"Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the Civil War" [University of Virginia] http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/

"Voice from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color"(biographies and bibliographic information) [University of Minnesota] http://voices.cla.umn.edu/newsite/writers/byname.htm

"American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940" (Works Progress Administration project that includes interviews with former slaves) [Library of Congress] http://lcweb2.loc.gov/wpaintro/wpahome.html

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Books
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Bennett, Lerone, Jr.  Before the Mayflower: A History of Black 
        America.  New York: Penguin Books, 1984.

Braxton, Joanne M.  "Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a 
        Slave Girl: the Redefinition of the Slave Narrative Genre."
       The Massachusetts Review,  Vol. 27 (Summer 1986).

Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr., and Kym S. Rice, eds.  Before 
        Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum 
        South. The Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, and
        the University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1991.

Garfield, Deborah M., and Rafia Zafar, eds.  Harriet Jacobs 
        and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.  New York, 
        Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed.  The Classic Slave Narratives.
        New York:  Mentor, 1987.

Hughes, Langston, Milton Meltzer and C. Eric Lincoln. 
        Pictorial History of Black Americans.  New York: Crown
        Publishers, Inc., 1983.

Levy, Andrew, "Dialect and Convention: Harriet A. Jacobs's 
        Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl," Nineteenth Century 
        Literature, Vol. 45 (Sept. 1990).

Lyons, Mary E.  Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet 
        Jacobs.  New York, Aladdin Paperbacks, 1996.

Mellon, James, ed.  Bullwhip Days: The Slaves Remember - An 
        Oral History.  New York: Avon Books, 1988.

Shockley, Ann Allen.  Afro-American Women Writers 1746-1933: 
        An Anthology and Critical Guide.  Markham, Ontario: 
        Penguin Books Canada Limited, 1989.

Six Women's Slave Narratives.  New York: Oxford University 
        Press, 1988.
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