Friday, July 03, 2015

FREEDMEN’S BUREAU RECORDS ON FAMILYSEARCH

The National Archives, in cooperation with with FamilySearch International, a subsidiary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Smithsonian Institution, is releasing 1.5 million digitized images that contain the names of up to 4 million former slaves collected by agents of the Freedman’s Bureau at the end of the Civil War.

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