In this month’s podcast, we celebrate Black History Month with tips for finding your African-American ancestors.
Ep. 105: February 2017
In this episode:
News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad
Diane talks about six keys to success for african-american genealogy research.
The records of the Freedmen’s Bureau can help you discover freed slaves in your family tree – and FamilySearch’s indexing project makes access easier than ever. Leslie Huber is the author of the Family Tree Magazine article Finding Freedom.
Family Tree University Crash Course
Angela Walton-Raji shares some best practices from her webinar called African-American Genealogy Research Essentials.
- Pay attention to oral history – ask the right questions
- Employ a time line for African American history
- Study the Great Migration – Was the family someplace else?
- Use the Freedmen’s Bureau
The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Allison gives us an update on the upcoming Virtual Conference.
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Have fun climbing your family tree!