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African American history, Geneaology, Research, Uncategorized

Please welcome our good friend Toni Carrier back to the blog! She was gracious enough to do an interview with us earlier in the year, and we discussed her ongoing…

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African American history, Education, Geneaology, Research

In African-American genealogical research, there is a term that describes the dearth of records associated with former slaves prior to 1870. Researchers call it the “1870 brick wall,” and for…

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African American history, Geneaology

Posted by George McDaniel, Executive Director Drayton Hall is very much about family heritage. That was demonstrated at the September 20th celebration of the 100th anniversary of Richmond Bowens’ birth.…

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African American history, Breaking News, Education, Event, Geneaology, Research, Uncategorized

This September marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richmond Bowens (1908-1998), a seventh generation descendant of people who, according to family history, were brought as slaves from Barbados to Charleston in the…

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