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Alex Haley's original research materials and working drafts for Roots on African Americans Post Civil War. This material illustrates the slaves immediate reactions to freedom.
Alex Haley, Civil War, Post Civil War, Roots, African American Authors, Slavery, Reconstruction, freedom, plantation life, plantations, southern plantations
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Hoffman Family Library, Alex Haley Collection., ""'Freedom!' - Immediate Black Reactions to 'Free!'"" (1970). Post–Civil War Materials. Book 7.