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Slaves in the Family

By: Ball, Robert Edward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Farrar, Straus & Giroux:

Our Product Number: 600909


Illus., index. Tight binding on unread book. First book by this author. National Book Award winner. Protected in a removable archival cover. . . 504 pages. Genealogical tables. View more info

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Somerset Homecoming: Recovering a Lost Heritage

By: Redford, Dorothy Spruill

Price: $18.95  $18.94

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press:

Our Product Number: ERB016


166 pages. (Chapel Hill Book Ser. ) . In 1860, Somerset Place was one of the most successful plantations in North Carolina--and its owner one of the largest slaveholders in the state. More than 300 slaves worked the plantation's fields at the height of its prosperity; but nearly 125 years later, the only remembrance of their lives at Somerset, now a state historic site, was a lonely wooden sign marked "Site of Slave Quarters." Somerset Homecoming, first p... View more info

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Black Genesis: A Resource Book for African-American Genealogy

By: Rose, James M.; Eichholz, Alice

Price: $33.00  $32.98

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: ERB015


Index. . 422 pages. When Black Genesis was originally published in 1978, it was the first book to provide researchers with information on resources and a methodology specific to African-American genealogy. Now, this pioneering book has been completely updated, and it is once again the premier guide to African-American genealogy. The new edition of Black Genealogy provides guidance not only to the samebasic resources presented in the original edition but als... View more info

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Finding Your African American Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide

By: Thackery, David T.

Price: $12.95  $12.94

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Ancestry, Inc.:

Our Product Number: ERB010


Illus., index. . 152 pages. This book takes you through your ancestors' transition from slavery to freedom, giving you the details you need to find them using the federal census, planatation records, and other sources. The book also considers possible ways to locate runaway slave advertisements, to identify an ancestor's military regiment, and to access the valuable informaion from the Freedman's Savings and Trust records. View more info