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Collection Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938

Appendix I: Narratives in the Slave Narrative Collection by State

Information supplied by Norman R. Yelton as part of "An Introduction to the WPA Slave Narratives" for the 2001 release of the online collection.

State Narratives*
Alabama 129
Arkansas 677
Florida 67
Georgia 184
Indiana 62
Kansas 3
Kentucky 34
Maryland 22
Mississippi 26
Missouri 84
North Carolina 176
Ohio 32
Oklahoma 75
South Carolina 274
Tennessee 26
Texas 308
Virginia 15

* Number of narratives in collection may not match number in appendix as some narratives have been divided for improved searchability.