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"African American Family Research at the Library of Virginia: Genealogy to 1870" Workshop

July 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hosted by the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown as part of the museum’s ongoing “Preserving the Past: Family History Workshop Series,” Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs presents ways to determine whether an individual was enslaved or free and what types of records will be useful for further research, including cohabitation registers, free Negro registers, lists, wills, deeds and tax records, in addition to selected federal records that can be accessed through databases. Learn more.