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benefit of those who may not be aware, Paul Heinegg has published a series of
excellent books about free African Americans/ people of color in
Virginia, North and South Carolina and maybe one or two other states. These
books are indispensable for researchers looking for AA and sometimes Native
Americans and Melungeons and even whites in the South because of interracial
marriages and the names of some
white slave owners. Submitted by Joe Chandler firstname.lastname@example.org
I "thought" I was pretty internet savvy, then yesterday I found a resource that had slipped under my radar. If you are looking for a book on a particular surname, locality, subject or whatever it may help you to use books.google.com. For instance, with the search term "Melungeon"
I came up with 370 titles. Some are fiction, some non-fiction. For my surname searches some of the ones I found most interesting were case law books
that cited a particular case having to do with an ancestor.
offer snippets, however, you can follow through the links and enter your zip code to find the nearest library that has a copy.
and "North Carolina" to see what I can find.
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