Genealogy Websites

Genealogy Websites

AfricaMap http://worldmap.harvard.edu/africamap Harvard’s Center for Geographic Analysis maps the slave trade in stunning detail with historical overlays and geographical data. Digital Library on American Slavery http://library.uncg.edu/slavery A new project at this...
20 Family History Interview Questions

20 Family History Interview Questions

20 Family History Interview Questions By Family Tree Editors PREMIUM Use these questions to jumpstart your family history interview. Want to hear your relatives’ stories, but not sure where to start? The best tactics for family history interviews are to ask open-ended...
Black Indians in the United States

Black Indians in the United States

Black Indians in the United States Black Indians are people of mixed African-American and Native American heritage, who have strong ties to Native American culture.[2] Many Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands, such as the Narragansett, Pequot, Lumbee and...
Find Your Ancestors in Newspapers

Find Your Ancestors in Newspapers

How many times have you searched for an ancestor in the newspaper archives and either found no results or far too many results? Follow these tips to find your elusive ancestor, no matter where they are hiding in those thousands of pages of print. Pre-Search Analysis...
Definition of American

Definition of American

Throughout history, many names have been placed upon Aboriginal Americans, especially of Northeast and Southeast America. Some of those names of the original eastern woodland inhabitants and their descendants include the following misleading labels: Savages, Indians,...