Introduction to the Freedmen's Bureau

Angela Walton-Raji
Jun 10, 2016
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Speaker's Introduction
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Background of Bureau
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Contraband Camps
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Exploring the Records
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Descriptive Pamphlets
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Find Bureau Records
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Labor Contracts
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Hospital Records
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Transportation Records
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Military Records
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Census Records
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Abandoned Lands
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

Newly freed slaves needed assistance with food, shelter, rations and work for pay. The Freedmen's Bureau served that purpose providing such aid. This webinar will focus on the records from the Bureau, and how these records will open doors before 1870, for the African American family.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Angela Walton-Raji is known nationally for her genealogical and historical research and work with Oklahoma Native-American records.  Her book, “Black Indian Genealogy Research” was the first book of its kind focusing on the unique record set refle
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