RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 35280690 LA English T1 Family pride : the complete guide to tracing African-American genealogy A1 Beasley, Donna., PB Macmillan USA PP New York, NY YR 1997 SN 0028608429 9780028608426 AB Family Pride, a comprehensive resource designed to help you unlock the mysteries of ancestral heritage, provides step-by-step instructions on how to research your African-American family history and genealogy. It explores the basic techniques needed to conduct a search, including how to gather names, dates, places, relationships, and family documents; reveals the best places to find that information, from interviews with relatives to census reports, church records, the. 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.