Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree

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"In Black Roots", Tony Burroughs--who traced his own family back seven generations--addresses the particular obstacles African Americans face in genealogical research, including the legacy of slavery and segregation. Burroughs describes what types of records to look for, where to find them, and how to analyze them. He offers problem-solving techniques, and tips on organizing records, interviewing family members, and writing the history itself. Maps. Documents.

Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree 2001, Touchstone Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684847047

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