Tracing your African American Roots

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Welcome to this week’s SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays. February is a time when we celebrate Black History Month. So today we are sharing some resources from the Genealogy Collection that my help in tracing your African American Roots.

Black Genesis: A Resource Book for African-American Genealogy by James M. Rose P.H.D. and Alice Eichholz Ph.D., C G

Discovering Your African American Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage by Franklin Carter Smith and Emily Anne Croom

Finding Your People: An African=American Guide to Discovering Your Roots. By Sandra lee Jamison

How to Trace your African American Roots by Barbara Thompson Howell.

Lay Down Body: Living History in African American Cemeteries by Robert Hughes Wright and Wilbur B. Huges III

As mentioned about these are only a few resources, there is much more in the library collection. To see what else we have click the following link that will list resources on African American Ancestors in the collection or stop in to see the Black History month book display here at Main. Until next week. Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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