Black Genesis: A Resource Book for African-American Genealogy

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 2003 - Reference - 422 pages
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Designed with both the novice and the professional researcher in mind, this text provides reference resources and introduces a methodology specific to investigating African-American genealogy. In the second edition, information has been reorganized by state. Within each state are listings for resources such as state archives, census records, military records, newspapers, and manuscript collections.
 

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In the 1970s, Rose became the first-ever recipient of a doctorate in African-American genealogy and served as a researcher consultant with Alex Haley. In 1978, she and Eichholz (editor, Ancestry's ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
vii
Preface
ix
How to Use This Book
xiii
Acknowledgments
xv
AN OVERVIEW
1
The Beginning
3
Important Dates in US AfricanAmerican History
13
Oral History
17
Minnesota
205
Mississippi
209
Missouri
217
Montana
227
Nebraska
229
Nevada
235
New Hampshire
239
New Jersey
243

National Archives and Federal Records
21
Military Records
27
Migratory Patterns
31
Slavery
35
SURVEY OF THE STATES
45
Survey of the States
47
Alabama
53
Alaska
61
Arizona
63
Arkansas
67
California
73
Colorado
79
Connecticut
85
Delaware
95
District of Columbia
99
Florida
105
Georgia
111
Hawaii
125
Idaho
129
Illinois
133
Indiana
145
Iowa
151
Kansas
155
Kentucky
161
Louisiana
167
Maine
175
Maryland
179
Massachusetts
193
Michigan
199
New Mexico
249
New York
253
North Carolina
263
North Dakota
273
Ohio
277
Oklahoma
285
Oregon
289
Pennsylvania
293
Rhode Island
299
South Carolina
307
South Dakota
317
Tennessee
321
TEXAS
327
Utah
333
Vermont
337
Virginia
341
Washington
349
West Virginia
355
Wisconsin
359
Wyoming
365
Canada
369
West Indies
373
General References
381
AfricanAmerican Family History Research Bibliography
385
National Archives and Records Administration Facilities
391
Library Symbols
397
INDEX
407
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