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Re: Lawrence Creek Farm, Louisa County VA - jochisa
I, too, thank you. My family and I can only hope, that one day, the slaveholding families of our ancestors, (AL, Autauga and Montgomery Co's-PICKETT and HOWARD)and employers (VELIE? - IA), will share ..
Re: Lawrence Creek Farm, Louisa County VA - David Paterson
Thank you for sharing your family's personal papers. There is so much American history tucked away in private places. We need people like you to share, so we can all benefit. Well done...
(Kindley AFB Bermuda - Gwendolyn Cradle
Searching for military. Records from Kindley AFB for Wallace Barton 1933 -1956. How would I find them? He was born in Asheville NC and married Patricia Love. This Base is no longer in existence. Thank..
Returning to forum - Gwendolyn Cradle
Am I now legal and able to post?..
Britt Family Reuniin - T. Houston
Hello: If you are descendants from Jefferson and Martha Britt who migrated from GA to AL to AR, we want to invite you to a family reunion. Thank you...
Re: 272 Slaves Sold to Save Georgetown in 183 - tea brick
photo of slave sold by Georgetown is a Charlotte Woman's ancestor. Her ‘Grandpa Frank’ was a slave and she’d never seen his face – then her phone rang Earlene Campbell-Coleman recently receive..
Re: Lawrence Creek Farm, Louisa County VA - milady1066
I didn't know it was at the Lib of Virginia! I have the original. GREAT! Glad it is already searchable. We recently sent it to the Virginia Historical Society that scanned a copy but they haven't inde..
Re: Lawrence Creek Farm, Louisa County VA - Paterson
Good day to you! I suspect you are talking about this holding at the Library of Virginia in Richmond: Dettor, Martha Ann Carter. The history of Lawrence Creek, 1934. Accession 34298. 48 leaves. Photoc..
The Family & Legacy- Lucinda Davis, Creek Freedman - Angela Walton-Raji
In the late 1890s Anderson Davis appeared on behalf of his wife Lucinda and their children to enroll as Creek Freedmen. Thirty years later Lucinda would be interviewed by the WPA Slave Narrative proje..
Lawrence Creek Farm, Louisa County VA - milady1066
I have recently come across a memoir written by my ancestor, Martha "Pattie" Ann Carter Dettor, daughter of William Scott Carter, who owned Lawrence Creek Farm and up to 50 enslaved individuals. The m..
Social Column Solicitation in Louisville Leader - Tim Pinnick
Each paper is unique in its own right, and I enjoy finding the differences, or nuances. This was found on the 2nd page of several editions. To this point we knew through direct and indirect means that..
Interesting Apology in Louisville Leader - Tim Pinnick
Another great feature of the Leader is there are a lot of advertisements by Blacks and a nice amount of them have portraits/pictures. However this one was different and interesting. Apparently busines..
Re: Excerpts Via NPR Interview on Williams Book - Tim Pinnick
Re: Great Article on Info Wanted Columns - Tim Pinnick
Excellent David. The focus of the project is on the Christian Recorder, and from Williams’ writings, it seems that many of the ads she encountered were from that publication. No one has asked or men..
Another AA Newspaper Digitized - Tim Pinnick
A librarian from the Louisville Free Public Library learned that an early African American Louisville paper has been digitized by the University of Louisville; the Louisville Leader. It is an absolute..