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Re: Did Your Family Experience Jim Crow?

Your welcome. You did all the work I just told you how to get there.

One of the pluses of attending conferences, workshops or research institutes are the tips and information you get. I had the pleasure of attending Course 8 "Researching AA Ancestors" at Samford University in Alabama. Michael Hait gave a presentation on the records of the Slave Claims Commissions, "which operated in the border states that allowed slavery but did not secede from the Union or returned to Union control: Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland and Delaware, and later TN and WVA." (Hait 2012). At the end of his presentation I asked about a list that I thought I had seen in Maryland FB RG 105, when I was looking at microfilm, no I don't research Maryland just like to take a look at different records.

He said that at an internet site, you could have access to the Freedmen's Bureau Record Group 105 for numerous states.

The site is: www.archive.org


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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