18th Century Slavery and Gradual Emancipation in 19th Century New York [OD1]

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Do you have a friend, family member or client with a New York African American ancestor from 18th and early 19th century?

This presentation will explore what life was like for Africans who were enslaved and then freed in New York State through records such as standard censuses, probate and vital records as well as special collections.

About the Presenter

Janice Lovelace, PhD

Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., is a genealogical researcher, lecturer, and author of the National Genealogical Society’s online continuing education course African American Roots: A Historical Perspective.