A Guide to the Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935
The Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935, comprises newspaper clippings and typescripts about slavery and former slaves in Texas. Most of the clippings describe the lives of former slaves, focusing on stories of their masters during their servitude. A few clippings discuss the establishment of ex-slaves homes and the history of slavery in the state as well as the lives of African-Americans after emancipation.
This collection is open for research use.
Slavery Scrapbook, 1909-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers