Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery (Real Voices, Real History)

Patrick Minges


Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery (Real Voices, Real History)

Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery (Real Voices, Real History)

  • Title: Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery (Real Voices, Real History)
  • Author: Patrick Minges
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Kindle Edition



De massa call me and tell me, Woman, I s pay big money for you, and I s done dat cause I wants you to raise me chillum I s put you to live with Rufus for dat purpose Now, if you doesn t want whippin at de stake, you do what I wants I thinks bout Massa buyin me off de block and savin me from bein separated from my folks, and bout bein whipped at de stake Dere De massa call me and tell me, Woman, I s pay big money for you, and I s done dat cause I wants you to raise me chillum I s put you to live with Rufus for dat purpose Now, if you doesn t want whippin at de stake, you do what I wants I thinks bout Massa buyin me off de block and savin me from bein separated from my folks, and bout bein whipped at de stake Dere it am What am I to do So asks Rose Williams of Bell County, Texas, whose long ago forced cohabitation remains as bitter at age 90 as when she was just a ingnoramus chile of 16 In all her years after freedom, she never had any desire to marry.Firsthand accounts of female slaves are few The best known narratives of slavery are those of Frederick Douglass and other men Even the photos most people have seen are of male slaves chained and beaten What we know of the lives of female slaves comes mainly from the fiction of authors like Toni Morrison and movies like Gone With the Wind.Far More Terrible for Women seeks to broaden the discussion by presenting 27 narratives of female ex slaves Editor Patrick Minges combed the WPA interviews of the 1930s for those of women, selecting a range of stories that give a taste of the unique challenges, complexities, and cruelties that were the lot of females uner the peculiar institution.


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