Presented by Jessica TrotterIn track Land
Learn about the Homestead Act of 1862, African American families who managed to take advantage of the legislation, and the possible gems in homestead files.
Visualizing A Neighborhood Using Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, Census Records, and City Directories
Yes, They Could Own Land: The Homestead Act and African American Homesteaders
Using Maps of the West to Further Your Genealogical Research
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