How to Trace your African-American Roots

How to Trace your African-American Roots

Discovering your Unique History

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Explains how to trace the past through public records and discusses the importance of oral history in the African American tradition

Book News
A practical guide to adapting the basic resources of genealogy to account for the deprivations wrought by slavery and its impact on the African-American family. Recognizes the importance of oral narratives in situations when written records are few or nonexistent. Includes worksheets, genealogy charts, and over 200 questions to ask relatives. Also points out that not all African Americans came as slaves. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Pub. Group, c1999
ISBN: 9780806520551
0806520558
Branch Call Number: 929.1 H8391h
Characteristics: xiii, 247 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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