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The Precarious Lives of Free Blacks in pre-1865 Old West

Presenter: Janice Lovelace, PhD


What was life like for Blacks in the free states or territories of the Old West prior to 1865? This session discusses how freedom was obtained and the occupational and personal lives of Free Blacks, particularly in the West. How does the researcher find records?

Level:
Beginner, Intermediate
Topic:
African Diaspora