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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Charlie Smith
RLIN number: NXCP87-A145
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Reminiscences of his boyhood in Africa, abduction by a slavetrader, and sale in a New Orleans slave market; experiences as a slave and free man on the ranch of Charles Smith near Galveston, Texas.
Extent: Transcript: 52 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Smith, Charlie
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Black cowboy
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Kelley, Holland A.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American cowboys; African Americans--Social conditions; North America; Oral history; Slavery--United States; Slaves--Social conditions; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Smith, Charlie, 1842-1979
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017331-12774