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16 Apr 2016

Georgetown Univerity’s Search for Slave Descendants

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From the front page of the New York Times this morning, one of the most important and compelling articles I've ever read about slavery, reparations, and genealogy, documenting Georgetown University's Search for Slave Descendants. In the fall of 1838, two of Georgetown's Jesuit priests arranged for the sale of 272 human [...]

10 Apr 2016

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 3

By |10 Apr 2016|archives, digital collections, family papers, family photographs, family records, FamilySearch.org, genealogy, primary sources, States on Sunday|1 Comment

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 3 is part of  Sassy Jane Genealogy's States on Sunday series, providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states. Part 1 featured the major resources available. Part 2 includes institutional and small organization links. Part 3 today concludes the entries for California. The [...]

3 Apr 2016

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 2

By |3 Apr 2016|archives, databases, digital collections, family papers, family photographs, family records, genealogy, States on Sunday|Comments Off on Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 2

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 2 is part of  Sassy Jane Genealogy's States on Sunday series, providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states. Part 1 featured the major resources available. Part 2 includes institutional and small organization links. Part 3 concludes the entries for California. The state's [...]