The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1


This is not the copyrighted work by Norman Coombs currently on Project Gutenberg but a collection of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, and speeches found on Project Gutenberg that are by or about African Americans. Subjects range from late 18th Century epistolary conversations between black Baptist preachers to 1930s testimony by ex-slaves. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Genre(s): History, Social Science (Culture & Anthropology)

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Ex-slave James Bolton United States Work Projects Administration Etext MaryAnn
00:23:17 en
Play 02 Death of Charles Ida B. Wells-Barnett Etext Bellona Times
00:14:12 en
Play 03 Fifty Years James Weldon Johnson Etext Elizabeth Klett
00:05:39 en
Play 04 Personal Liberty Laws Marion Gleason McDougall Etext Richard Jackson
00:13:11 en
Play 05 Reporting Henry Ossian Flipper Etext boodah
00:37:48 en
Play 06 The Ku Klux Klan Eyre Damer Etext Availle
00:13:20 en
Play 07 Your Negro Neighbor Benjamin Griffith Brawley Etext Snapdragon
00:11:41 en
Play 08 The Praline Woman Alice Dunbar Nelson Etext Tara Thierry
00:05:36 en
Play 09 Ex-Slave Minnie Davis United States Work Projects Administration Etext Elizabeth Klett
00:18:43 en
Play 10 Where The Negro Lives Mary White Ovington Etext DonWon
00:24:21 en
Play 11 Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl and De Moon James Weldon Johnson Etext Laurie Anne Walden
00:01:36 en
Play 12 A Plea For Industrial Opportunity Fanny Jackson Coppin Etext Susan Hollingsworth
00:08:23 en
Play 13 Sketches of the Black Baptist Church Various Etext boodah
00:13:25 en
Play 14 Lawing and Jawing Zora Neale Hurston Etext Tara Thierry
00:11:36 en
Play 15 Excerpt from The Future of the American Negro Booker T. Washington Etext DonWon
00:20:36 en
Play 16 Hot Foot Hannibal Charles Waddell Chesnutt Etext Phil Chenevert
00:35:55 en
Play 17 The Passing Tradition and The African Civilization Monroe Nathan Work Etext heartistheart
00:18:18 en
Play 18 The Sunday School and Church... Daniel Webster Davis Etext Bellona Times
00:27:40 en
Play 19 Ex-Slave Pierce Cody United States Work Projects Administration Etext Bellona Times
00:13:01 en
Play 20 Here Comes A Young Man Courting Thomas Washington Talley Etext Demosthenes
00:02:43 en
Play 21 'Lazy' James Weldon Johnson Etext Laurie Anne Walden
00:01:45 en
Play 22 Of The Meaning of Progress W. E. B. Du Bois Etext Bellona Times
00:27:30 en