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African Americans -- Southern States

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Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South

This remarkable oral history project was undertaken by Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies from 1993 to 1995. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and its primary purpose was to record and preserve the living memory of African American life during the age of legal segregation in the American South from the 1890s to the 1950s. It is the largest single...