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Los Angles Time news article that depicts former slaves recalling "their first confrontation with the most basic of all American values - freedom."
Alex Haley, Civil War, Post Civil War, Roots, African American Authors, Slavery, freedom, emancipation, Louise Mathews, Annie Row, Anderson Edwards, James Brown, Felix Haywood, Eli Davison, John McCoy, Susan Merritt, Texas, West Virginia
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Hoffman Family Library, Alex Haley Collection., ""Those Who 'Endured': Former Slaves Describe the Meaning of Freedom"" (1974). Post–Civil War Materials. Book 11.