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Researching African American Ancestors in New England

February 17, 2022 4:00 p.m. ET
Meaghan E.H. Siekman, Ph.D.

There are hundreds of resources available physically and online through the New England Historic Genealogical Society and other New England repositories to assist you with researching African American ancestors. This online lecture will highlight useful collections including court and account records, local histories, original manuscripts, rare documents, and online databases, plus provide advice for searching for less obvious source material in archives and repositories in New England.

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Meaghan E.H. Siekman, Ph.D.
Meaghan holds a PhD in history from Arizona State University where her focus was public history and American Indian history.