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Bethany Veney's Slave Narrative

The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman.

The cover of The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman (1889), the autobiography of a Virginia-born enslaved woman, bears the book's alternate title, Aunt Betty's Story.

Original Author: Bethany Veney

Created: 1889

Medium: Book cover

Courtesy of HathiTrust Digital Library

The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman.

The title page for Bethany Veney's autobiography, The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman (1889), notes that the introduction to the book was written by Willard Francis Mallalieu, an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church.

Original Author: Bethany Veney

Created: 1889

Medium: Title page

Courtesy of HathiTrust Digital Library

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  • The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman.

    The cover of The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman (1889), the autobiography of a Virginia-born enslaved woman, bears the book's alternate title, Aunt Betty's Story.

    Original Author: Bethany Veney

    Created: 1889

    Medium: Book cover

    Courtesy of HathiTrust Digital Library

  • The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman.

    The title page for Bethany Veney's autobiography, The Narrative of Bethany Veney, a Slave Woman (1889), notes that the introduction to the book was written by Willard Francis Mallalieu, an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church.

    Original Author: Bethany Veney

    Created: 1889

    Medium: Title page

    Courtesy of HathiTrust Digital Library