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Michigan - Freedmen's Progress Commission
The Michigan Freedmen's Progress Commission was formed in the early 1900's to report the accomplishments of local African Americans - 50+ years after the emancipation proclamation.
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¹ Ancestry.com.Michigan Manual of Freedmen's Progress [online]. Source: Original data: Michigan manual of freedmen's progress. Detroit, Mich.: Comp. by Fransic H. Warren (secretary). Freedmen's Progress Commission. Authorized by Act 47, Public Acts 1915, 1990.