Presented by Janis Minor ForteIn track African American
This lecture demonstrates how to conduct an exhaustive search using this online database of 1790 thru 1867 southern court and legislative petitions.
Uncovering the Life of a Free Black Virginian through Southern Claims Commission Records
Freedmen’s Bureau Records—A Rich Source for Researching Black and White Ancestors
Digital Library on American Slavery: Accessing Pre-Emancipation Court Petitions
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