Help Me to Find My People

Help Me to Find My People

The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery

Book - 2012
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Utilizes narratives, letters, interviews, public records, and diaries to explore the stories of separation of former slave families and their quest for reunification.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780807835548
0807835544
Branch Call Number: 306.3620973 W7237h 2012
Characteristics: 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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After the Civil War, African Americans placed poignant "information wanted" advertisements in newspapers, searching for missing family members. Inspired by the power of these ads, Heather Andrea Williams uses slave narratives, letters, interviews, public records, and diaries to guide re... Read More »


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