Researching African American Genealogy in Alabama: A Resource Guide

Researching African American Genealogy in Alabama: A Resource Guide

Frazine K. Taylor


during the last twenty years, in workshops and private consultations, hundreds of thousands of individuals have have got the services and data of writer Frazine Taylor approximately Alabama genealogical study. Now in her booklet, getting to know African American family tree in Alabama: A source advisor, Frazine offers the knowledge and tips to assist find the assets on hand for gaining knowledge of African American files in documents, libraries, and county courthouses during the kingdom. the assumption for this guidebook rose out of her lecturing during the nation and having spotted that reference publications on African American family members heritage assets appeared to exist for each kingdom other than Alabama. This was once regrettable now not simply for researchers on African American historical past in Alabama. in truth, Alabama's documents play a particularly very important position in U.S. family members background examine a result of migration styles of Alabama's freedmen, first to city parts of Alabama after which to northern towns, a pattern that persisted through the first a part of the 20th century.

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