Research in the Library

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Print Subscribe Share/Save Access Library of Congress 7/29/18 My Job at the Library: Researching African-American Genealogy July 19, 2018 by Wendi Maloney Ahmed Johnson. Photo by Shawn Miller. Ahmed Johnson is a local history and genealogy reference librarian in the Library’s Main Reading Room and a specialist in African-American history. A bibliography he created, “African-American Family Histories and Related

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North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

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Cheri Todd Molter July 12 at 5:18 PM · https://www.bfghs.org/wp-admin/media-upload.php?post_id=753&type=image&TB_iframe=1 The NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center is accepting stories about ALL North Carolinians—men, women, and children—who lived during the late 19th century: There’s no tidbit of information too small or story too lengthy. So, if you know something about someone who lived in

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Free Access AmericanAncestors.org

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Researchers Free Access to ALL Databases on AmericanAncestors.org Have some fun out of the sun this summer! American Ancestors is granting FREE access to all online databases—highlights include our early New England collections (including the world’s largest Mayflower database) and Boston’s Catholic records from 1789 to 1900 —from now through Tuesday, July 17th. You can

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YORUBA, IGBO, FULANI, HAUSA

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Source: African Royal DNA Project, access 7/9/2018 WE ARE ONE FAMILY OF PEOPLE, DO NOT GET TRAPPED INTO THE CONSTRUCT OF DIVISION AND ETHNICITY.  I have have been asked to explain a few details again so all new members/subscribers can learn and receive the tools needed to dig deeper.  So here we go. We know that

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Research Tips

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By: Monica Primus Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA Source: Johns Family and Relatives 7/7/18 I have been doing family research for over 20 years and have been using Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker (FTM) for almost as long so I have a couple of pointers I would like to share. 1. Do NOT use the tree

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VIRGINIA LOST PAPERS

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Library of Virginia: Voices of nineteenth-century Africans in American 26 June 2018 By Kyle Rogers, LVA Newspaper Project volunteer As part of an ongoing effort to give voice to nineteenth-century African Americans through digital projects like Virginia Untold and Virginia Chronicle, the Virginia Newspaper Project has identified nearly 500 advertisements posted by free African Americans during

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It not for you are I to choose

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It’s not for us to choose by Judy G. Russell | Jun 24, 2018 When the DNA results are not what was expected… The question came in again this past week, as it has so many times in recent years. A genealogist had asked others in the family to test to further the genealogist’s own

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