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National Archives - Prologue

Still relevant - Prologue Quarterly by NARA.

Rost Home Colony in St. Charles Parish, LA:
"Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands was to help newly freed slaves adjust to their new lives. In Louisiana, the field office there established four "home colonies," self-sustaining agricultural collectives that also provided schools, commercial stores, and a hospital. These colonies, the brainchild of the assistant commissioner of the Louisiana field office, Rev. Thomas Conway...

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National Archives - Prologue
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