Archives.com, Gates Partner on African-American Genealogy

Archives.com, Gates Partner on African-American Genealogy

Historian and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, who’s hosted “African-American Lives,” “Faces of America” and other genealogy shows on public television, has joined online genealogy newcomer Archives.com as an advisor.The site has a new African-American research section featuring Gates. According to the announcement, it also will publish...

Historian and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, who’s hosted “African-American Lives,” “Faces of America” and other genealogy shows on public television, has joined online genealogy newcomer Archives.com as an advisor.

The site has a new African-American research section featuring Gates. According to the announcement, it also will publish a set of African-American genealogy records never before available online.

“Professor Gates will apply his knowledge and passion for African Heritage towards helping Archives provide the tools and resources needed to explore African American family history, and even trace roots back to Africa,” said the announcement.

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