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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
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|Description:||xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Chapter 1. How to begin --
Chapter 2. Oral history --
Chapter 3. Slavery-the tie that binds us --
Chapter 4. Out of slavery --
Chapter 5. The African connection --
Chapter 6. Writing and publishing your findings --
Chapter 7. Working with technology --
Appendix A. African-American historical and genealogical societies --
Appendix B. Libraries and consulates --
Appendix C. State resources --
Appendix D. Books --
Appendix E. African-American genealogy microfilm sources.
|Responsibility:||Donna Beasley ; [foreword by William Haley].|
National Archives, and the Internet; details ways to overcome barriers unique to African-American genealogical searches; traces the impact of slavery and the Great Migration on family history; and demonstrates how to write and publish a finished document of your search. Filled with practical, easy-to-use information and personal accounts, and complemented by a foreword by William Haley, son of Roots author Alex Haley, Family Pride is an indispensable road map for both.
The novice and the experienced genealogist in discovering and preserving a family's genealogical treasures.