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Property Rights and Wrongs:AA at the Courthouse
Research at the National Archives and Beyond! BlogTalkRadio
December 20, 2012
6pm Pacific, 7pm Mountain, 8pm Central and 9 pm Eastern
Overview: From being treated as property to having their property stolen by those who used the law against the freedmen, African Americans' experience at the courthouse had only one bright spot: it created records for the genealogist-descendants.
A Certified Genealogist with a law degree, The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell examines the interplay between genealogy and the law. She is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a variety of issues, ranging from using DNA in family history to the effect the law had on our ancestors’ lives and the records they left behind.