Category Archives: African-American Research

Revealing Historical Relationships

Wow, it’s been a long hiatus since my last post, but boy was it worth the wait! While researching pioneer cemeteries for my master’s thesis, one of the case studies has pulled me into the realm of genealogy; an Iowa … Continue reading

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Black History in the Most Unique of Places

Admiring the traditions of craftsmanship that pass from generation to generation, I look forward to my children sharing my crafts of cooking, gardening, needlepoint, and photography with their children. Craftsmanship is a torch that can either be carried along or snuffed … Continue reading

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Repository Brief: Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection

When the dreary weather forces us to exhibit cabin fever behavior, I am most thankful for internet technology to keep me afloat. Today’s Repository Brief to chase away the winter gloom is the Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection at the University of … Continue reading

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African-American Special Interest Group Recap April 2, 2011

The African-American Special Interest Group (AA-SIG) of the St. Louis Genealogical Society is a roundtable discussion group for researchers focusing on African Ancestors. The following is a highlight of many items discussed during the April 2, 2011 roundtable. Discussion #1: … Continue reading

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Rediscovered Cemeteries: North Carolina

A North Carolina cemetery, possibly African-American, was recently rediscovered during expansion of a nearby subdivision. Read more… We can learn a lot from our historical cemeteries no matter how near or far. Future news and issues regarding cemeteries can be … Continue reading

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