HISTORY - AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY
- Excerpt from an Interview with Clark Burdine
Burdine is an experienced genealogist June Cross used to try to find her
father's ancestors in Virginia and North Carolina. Burdine is particularly
knowledgeable about tracking African American family history. He believes
finding black roots is not as hard as the popular press has made it seem.
- On the Internet:
Everton's Genealogical Helper
Not only will you find good information on the hows and wheres of
genealogy--not just using the Internet but searching in a specific community
or hometown--but there is also here "African-American Genealogical Societies
in the U.S." (www.everton.com/oe2-7/afamlist.htm) It lists societies devoted to
the study of African American history.
The RAND Genealogy Club
This group of RAND employees share the hobby of tracing their family trees.
They have assembled a first-class site which includes information on ethnic
and regional genealogy.
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