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The Freedmen's Book

Lydia Maria Child

Lydia Maria Child, an American abolitionist, compiled this collection of short stories and poems by former slaves and noted activists as an inspiration to freed slaves. In her dedication to the freedmen, she urges those who can read, to read these stories aloud to others to share the strength and courage of and accomplishments of colored men and women. In that spirit, this recording aims to gives that voice a permanent record. (Summary by Rhonda Federman)

Lydia Maria Child, an American abolitionist, compiled this collection of short stories and poems by former slaves and noted activists as an inspiration to freed slaves. In her dedication to the freedmen, she urges those who can read, to read these stories aloud to others to share the strength and courage of and accomplishments of colored men and women. In that spirit, this recording aims to gives that voice a permanent record. (Summary by Rhonda Federman)
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Lydia Maria Child, an American abolitionist, compiled this collection of short stories and poems by former slaves and noted activists as an inspiration to freed slaves. In her dedication to the freedmen, she urges those who can read, to read these stories aloud to others to share the strength and courage of and accomplishments of colored men and women. In that spirit, this recording aims to gives that voice a permanent record. (Summary by Rhonda Federman)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

9h 25m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:39


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:54


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:54


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

29:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

41:44


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:41


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:00


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

00:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:58


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:16


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:03


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:58


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:50


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:31


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

25:46


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

18:59


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:19


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

14:59


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:11


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:24


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

21:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

19:23


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:22


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:50


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

00:48


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

28:44


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

23:09


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

01:59


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

27:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

01:25


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:57


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

10:29


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

01:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

29:07


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:39


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:13


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

02:47


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:38


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:55


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

12:46


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:41


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:58


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:44


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:05


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:11


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

02:14


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

16:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

01:13