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Alex Haley's original research materials and working drafts for Roots on African Americans Post Civil War. This material focuses on how the Slaves learned "through the grapevine," that the South lost the War.
Alex Haley, Civil War, Post Civil War, Roots, African American Authors, Slavery, Reconstruction, freedom, plantation life, plantations, southern plantations
African History | African Languages and Societies | Archival Science | History | United States History
Hoffman Family Library, Alex Haley Collection., ""'Freedom!' - First Alert"" (1970). Post–Civil War Materials. Book 5.