The cultural landscape of the southern plantations…
documents plantation homes in the south. There are photos included of former slaves.
The Big House was a two-story house; white like most houses during that time. On the north side of the Big House sat a great big barn, where all the stock and stuff that was raised was kept. Off to the southwest of the barn, west of the BigHouse, set about five or six log houses.
— William Henry Towns, former slave describing a plantation near Tuscumbia, Alabama.
U.S., Interviews with Former Slaves, 1936-1938 about William Henry Towns