Julia Gurdner Ex-Slave Narrative   Save
Julia Gurdner Ex-Slave Narrative
Description: This interview of former slave Julia Gurdner was done by an employee of the Ohio Federal Writer's Project. Gurdner, who was interviewed at her home in Lima, Ohio, talks about her master Dr. Gurdner and her experiences as a slave on his Tennessee plantation. The narrative is two pages and measures 8.5" x 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm). This item is part of a larger collection of Ohio Federal Writer's Project materials concerning Ohio history, agriculture, transplantation, education, sports, architecture, racial groups, points of interest, and cultural organizations. The files were created during the Great Depression by the Federal Writers' Project, an effort by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to employ professionals with writing skills who could not find work. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1527_1170281_009
Subjects: African American Ohioans; Ohio Women; Slavery; Plantation life
Places: Lima (Ohio); Allen County (Ohio)