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Documenting the American South

The Church in the Southern Black Community The Church in the Southern Black Community
Traces how Southern African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant Christianity into the central institution of community life, beginning with white churches' conversion efforts, especially in the post-Revolutionary period, and depicts the tensions and contraditions between the egalitarian potential of evangelical Christiantiy and the realities of slavery. | More about this collection »

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First-person Narratives of the American South First-person Narratives of the American South
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. | More about this collection »

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Library of Southern Literature Library of Southern Literature
A wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924 | More about this collection »

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North American Slave Narratives North American Slave Narratives
Documents the individual and collective story of the African American struggle for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. | More about this collection »

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Oral histories of the American South (Georgia selections) Oral histories of the American South (Georgia selections)
Georgia-related oral histories from the Southern Oral History Program. | More about this collection »

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The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865
Documents Southern life during the Civil War, especially the unsuccessful attempt to create a viable nation state as evidenced in both private and public life. | More about this collection »

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