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Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond! This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action. You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history. My goal is to reach individuals who are thinking about tracing their family roots; beginners who have already started and others who believe that continuous learning is the key to finding answers. "Remember, your ancestors left footprints".

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Join Antoinette Harrell and Stephanie Quiet Martin for a discussion concerning documenting and preserving family and community history in the Louisiana Florida Parishes. The Parishes are East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington and West Feliciana. The United States annexed most of West Florida in 1810. It quickly incorporated the area that became the Florida Parishes into the Territory of Orleans, which became the U.S. state of Louisiana in 1812. In 1990, the state of Louisiana formally designated the region " the Republic of West Florida Historic Region, or the Florida Parishes." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Parishes
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Orville Vernon Burton is Creativity Professor of Humanities, Professor of History, Pan-African Studies, Sociology, and Computer Science at Clemson University, and the Director of the Clemson CyberInstitute. Burton is a prolific author and... more

Bernice Bennett welcomes James Louis Bacon for a moving discussion about his genealogical journey to document his family history. James Louis Bacon has entertained a lifelong passion for writing and African American History. He... more

Mark Charles Roudané was born in New Orleans and currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota. An educator, author, and public speaker, Mr. Roudané's recent release, The New Orleans Tribune, An Introduction to... more

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Zann Nelson will discuss the occurrence of selling literally 100s of thousands of enslaved people South to the cotton and sugar fields with Virginia being the largest exporter and how challenging it is to reunite these ancestors with their... more

The Civil War Pension File of Philip McQuerter of Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi provides revealing information about his family. Alvin Blakes is a lifelong organizer and community worker who has been researching African... more

Join Andi Cumbo-Floyd is a writer, historian, and editor who lives at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband, 4 cats, 4 dogs, 6 goats, and 28 chickens. Her books include The Slaves Have Names, Steele Secrets, and... more

Dr. Eva Semien Baham is as an assistant professor of history at Dillard University, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to coming to Dillard, she taught for twenty-one years at Southern University, Baton Rouge. Her specialties include... more

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