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A student's guide to African American genealogy

Author: Anne E Johnson; Adam Merton Cooper
Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1996.
Series: Oryx American family tree series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This major contribution to young adult genealogy studies helps create ethnic pride, self-esteem, and awareness of the extraordinary accomplishments each ethnic group has brought to the American experience. Designed for use in grades 6-12, this important series explores the creation of the American people while promoting the use and understanding of solid research techniques. Oryx American Family Tree Series enhances  Read more...
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Genre/Form: manuals (instructional materials)
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Johnson, Anne E.
Student's guide to African American genealogy.
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1996
(DLC) 95041357
(OCoLC)33132677
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne E Johnson; Adam Merton Cooper
OCLC Number: 682523556
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 170 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chapter 1. A Heritage to Celebrate, 1 Back to Africa, 4 Be Proud and Realistic, 6 Resources, 9 Starting Your Exploration, 9 African American Language and Culture, 11 African Language and Culture, 21 Chapter 2. Immigration in Chains, 25 The Modern Slave Trade, 25 Slave Life, 30 The End of the Slave Trade, 35 Resources, 38 Africa: Past and Present, 38 The Slave Trade, 44 Slavery and Slave Life, 46 Chapter 3. Freedom and the African Cultural Diaspora, 49 The African Cultural Diaspora, 58 Resources, 61 Free Blacks and Freedman, 61 Reconstruction and Modern History, 62 Success Stories, 65 Modern Immigration, 71 Video, 73 African American Theater, Film and Television, 74 African Films, 76 African American Films, 78 African Music, 80 African American Music, 81 African Dance, 86 African American Dance, 88 Chapter 4. Getting Started on Your Search, 91 Talking to Your Relatives, 91 Organizing Your Search, 93 Graveyards, 98 Working in the Library, 99 Resources, 102 Searching in the United States: Manuals, Bibliographies, 102 Societies and Journals, 106 Attics and Heirlooms, 108 Graveyards, 110 Oral Tradition, 112 Chapter 5. The Census, and What It Doesn't Tell, 116 Interracial Unions, 122 Resources, 126 Chapter 6. Searching for Slaves, 131 County Deed Books, 132 Colored Troops, 133 Early Black Organizations, 134 Working Back Toward the Middle Passage, 137 Resources, 140 General References and Indexes, 140 Libraries, 142 Chapter 7. High-Tech Genealogy, 144 Resources, 147 Family History on Computer, 147 The Internet, 148 Chapter 8. Nontraditional Families and Family Issues, 149 Resources, 152 Registers/Support Groups/Advocacy for Adoptees, 152 Adoption and Other Family Issues, 153 Chapter 9. Preserving Your Family History, 156 Family Tree, 156 Oral History, 157 Written History, 158 Resources, 161 Writing Your Family History, 161 Great Writing by African Americans, 162 Glossary, 166 Index, 168
Series Title: Oryx American family tree series.
Responsibility: by Anne E. Johnson and Adam Merton Cooper.

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