"Slave Ancestral Research: Knocking Down
That Infamous 1870 Brick Wall"
Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery
Using case studies, Mr. Collier will present research tips and methodolgies to trace African-American ancestors during slavery in the South. Most African Americans in 1870 had been enslaved and documenting them during the slavery era takes on a different approach and utilizes a variesty of records.
Speaker: Melvin J Collier, author of Mississippi to Africa A Journey of Discovery.
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