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Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery

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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 listeners back to devastating moments of family separation when people were sold away from parents, siblings, spouses, and children. Williams explores these heartbreaking stories and the long, usually unsuccessful journeys toward reunification. ...

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Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
2016, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469628363

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Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
2012, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807835548

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Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781470847296

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