SOME FORMER SOUTH CAROLINA SLAVES AND THEIR MASTERS
Originally published in "The Carolina Herald and Newsletter', Winter Issue 2005, pgs 16-23, by Robert S. Davis.

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In the 1930s and 1940s, employees of the Works Projects Administration interviewed thousands of former slaves and other African Americans about slavery and the white families that owned slaves. The Library of Congress has the original narratives, which have also been published in George P. Rawick, The American Slave (1972).
Given below are the names of the persons in South Carolina interviewed (usually a former slave), with respective year of birth and name of master (in some instances the former owner of the family of the person interviewed).

Rivana Boynton, 1850, John Hoover
Ann Ferguson, 1863
Charley Roberts, Hogg


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