Summary Of Homeless And Penniless By Ronald Baker

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Treatment for slaves in America was brutal and degrading. Although this was an abysmal period in American history, it must not be forgotten. Ronald L. Baker, an American historian and professor at Indiana State University, presents the stories as remembered by former slaves who were living in the late 1930’s in his volume, Homeless, Friendless, and Penniless. Based on a substantial collection of interviews, this volume conveys the treatment of slaves, life on the plantation, and experiences living through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Included in the volume are interviews from slaves not only in Indiana but in eleven different states in the south, the majority being from Kentucky. The volume is comprised with an extensive introduction which

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