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    • Blind Slave in the mines (pamphlet)

    • slavery; slaves; religion; religious texts; coal; coal mines; mining; Christianity
    • A religious tract published by the American Tract Society entitled "Blind Slave in the mines". The author visited an Eastern Virginia mine and interacted with an old man, a blind slave, and was struck by the man's piety and perceives him as an...
    • Slave Receipt for Lucy Bagby

    • Fugitive slaves; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves;
    • This is a printed receipt made out to John Goshorn for the purchase of a female slave named Lucy. The receipt is for $600 and is dated January 16, 1852. She was purchased in Richmond. Lucy eventually escaped to Cleveland and was returned under the...
    • Slave Receipt for Annata

    • Fugitive slaves; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves;
    • This is a hand written receipt made out to John Goshorn for the purchase of a female slave named Annata. She was purchased for $500 on May 8, 1852 in Wheeling, VA.
    • Slave Receipt for Clarissa and Jane

    • Fugitive slaves; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves;
    • This is a printed receipt made out to John Goshorn for the purchase of a female slave named Clarissa and her child Jane. They were purchased for $600 on January 17, 1852 from a George W. Atkinson in Richmond.
    • Let the Fire Be in Your Body

    • Storytelling; Slavery;
    • Daniel Womack tells a story about a warming fire during slave times. He grew up in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and lived in Roanoke for most of his life. This recording takes place in his home.
    • John, Master Henry, and the Horse

    • Storytelling; Slavery;
    • Daniel Womack tells a story about an event during slave times. He grew up in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and lived in Roanoke for most of his life. This recording takes place in his home.
    • Nigger Trade a Boatman

    • Fiddle music;
    • Pug Allen plays solo fiddle at his Stuarts Draft home. This song he learned from his father 'was made back in slave times.' Pug grew up near Montebello, VA and played banjo with the Skyline Boys in the 1940's.
    • Noah's Invention

    • Fiddle music;
    • Pug Allen plays solo fiddle at his Stuarts Draft home. This song he learned from his father 'was made back in slave times.' He also recites some of the lyrics after playing the tune. Pug grew up near Montebello, VA and played banjo with the...
    • Frank Waller and Family

    • slaves; African American; rural areas; poets
    • Back of picture: "Frank Waller, slave of Grandpa Dils and his family -- Frank Waller son of slaves of Col. J.A. Dils Jr. -- Frank Waller -- Sibbie (Ratliff) Waller -- Rosa, Alfred, Effie -- Property -- Georgia Adams -- Ann Y. Penix ...
    • Tusculana 1930

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Football; Football players;
    • Yearbook
    • 1947 Tusculana

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Sports
    • Yearbook
    • Na Na

    • Slavery; Games; Singing;
    • Bessie Jones teaches a slave game to students in Greenville, South Carolina. This was attended and recorded by a high school group from Paideia school in Atlanta, led by John Sundale.
    • Shout Shout

    • Slavery; Games; Singing;
    • Bessie Jones teaches a slave game to students in Greenville, South Carolina. This was attended and recorded by a high school group from Paideia school in Atlanta, led by John Sundale.
    • What a Party

    • Singing; Slavery; Games;
    • Bessie Jones plays a slave game to students in Greenville, South Carolina. This was attended and recorded by a high school group from Paideia school in Atlanta, led by John Sundale. Listen to Bessie teaching the game: ww14508.
    • State Game

    • Singing; Slavery; Games;
    • Bessie Jones teaches a slave game to students in Greenville, South Carolina. This was attended and recorded by a high school group from Paideia school in Atlanta, led by John Sundale.
    • Draw Me a Bucket of Water (talking)

    • Singing; Slavery; Games;
    • Bessie Jones teaches a slave game to students in Greenville, South Carolina. This was attended and recorded by a high school group from Paideia school in Atlanta, led by John Sundale. Listen to Draw Me a Bucket of Water: ww14512.

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