Monthly Archives: July 2015

This 1956 guidebook for black travelers is an important reminder of America’s racist past

Posted by George Geder, great guidebook to view from 1956. Know who you are and who you come from! Educate your young ones on how it was and still is in some places.

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Was Your British Ancestor a Slave Owner?

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
Slavery was abolished in the British Empire in 1833. Those who had owned slaves were compensated at the time for their financial losses when they lost their slaves. Historians from University College…

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My Slave Ancestors Blog by Robyn Smith

This blog has some great information on how to research your slave ancestry. For those who are researching slave ancestry are familiar with the challenges. It is critical to know where to locate records and know what records you are … Continue reading

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