AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY – African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction–World War I

by | Aug 10, 2018 | EVENTS

This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African American genealogy. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs covers topics such as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; population schedules from the federal census; newspapers; and records for elections, educational institutions, businesses, and organizations. For more information, contact catherine.wyatt@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3999.

Joe Vanderhoff

Joe Vanderhoff




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