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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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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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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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Book Discussion Group: “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”

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Book Discussion Group: “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”The spring 2018 book discussion group is reading Dr. Joy DeGruy’s 2005 book, “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury & Healing.”Saturday, June 16 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Tanner Community Development Corporation, 2nd floor 700 E. Jefferson St. | Phoenix, AZ 85034 The June session will focus on black male/female relationships

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Native American’s are apart of our history

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Donna Koch Multi-Ethnic Virginia and Carolina History posted June 9 14hrs I was researching somewhere else and this is a partial response I received. Is this true? ” Native Americans no matter what Tribe they belong to would not be on a US Census until after 1924 when they were allowed to be US citizens.

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1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Schedules

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Genealogy resource rarely used in ancestry research 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Schedules The 1880 census is the mother lode of questions pertaining to physical condition, criminal status, and poverty. In addition to the basic questions on the population schedule, additional questions were posed in the ‘Supplemental Schedules for the Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes’,

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