• Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days

  • By: Anne L. Burton
  • Narrated by: Melissa Summers
  • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Burton's Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days (1909) consist of four parts. In the first, ‘Recollections of a Happy Life, Burton recalls her childhood on a plantation in Alabama and her marriage to Samuel Burton. In the second, 'Reminiscences,’ she reflects on emancipation while the third, ‘Vision’ is an account of her conversion. The fourth consists of an essay on Abraham Lincoln, an essay on the ‘race question,’ various poems, and hymns.

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  • Categories: History

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Life lived so long ago.

I find these first hand accounts of people's lives interesting. The view of a child through slavery and growing up with nothing but hard work and determination. These stories can certainly give you a perspective of life back then.