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Our Black Ancestry

African American genealogists know how hard it is to trace our ancestors. The records we need are often hidden in deeds, wills and family papers.

Jean Cooper, who works as a reference librarian at the University of Virginia, is the author of an an invaluable resource that can be indispensable to African American researchers. She will lead a FREE webinar on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7PM. You can participate using your computer or a telephone.  We are limited to 100 registrants, so please register TODAY to insure your place.

Book - Index to Antebellum RecordsWEBINAR CONTENT 

Index to Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War presents the contents of a microfilm collection of manuscripts held in several major research libraries throughout the South. It was published under the imprint of McFarland Publishing, which is currently publishing a companion collection, Records of Southern Plantations From Emancipation to the Great…

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