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'''At the end of class each student will be able to: '''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[African American Research|African American Research]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[African_American_Internet_Sources|Internet Sources]]''
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'''At the end of class each student will be able to:'''  
  
 
'''I. Use important parts of FamilySearch.org to find African American ancestors.'''  
 
'''I. Use important parts of FamilySearch.org to find African American ancestors.'''  
  
:A. Use the online FHL Catalog Place Search to find sources, especially births, marriages, & deaths. Open [http://www.familysearch.org www.FamilySearch.org], click ''Family History Library Catalog''.  
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:A. Use the online FHL Catalog Place Search to find sources, especially births, marriages, & deaths. Open [https://www.familysearch.org/ www.FamilySearch.org], click [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog ''Family History Library Catalog''].  
 
::1. Use ''Place Search'' to find records of towns, counties, or states.  
 
::1. Use ''Place Search'' to find records of towns, counties, or states.  
 
:::a. Explain how to use the topic '''Minorities''' with the ''Place Search''.  
 
:::a. Explain how to use the topic '''Minorities''' with the ''Place Search''.  
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::3. Explain how the ''Keyword, Title, Film/Fiche, Author, & Call Number'' searches are used.  
 
::3. Explain how the ''Keyword, Title, Film/Fiche, Author, & Call Number'' searches are used.  
 
::4. Use the ''Subject Search'' with phrases like African Americans, Blacks, and Slaves.  
 
::4. Use the ''Subject Search'' with phrases like African Americans, Blacks, and Slaves.  
:B. Explain the value and find (1) ''United States Research Outline'', (2) state outlines on the Internet. Open [http://www.familysearch.org www.FamilySearch.org], click ''Search'', click ''Research Helps'', click ''Sorted by Document Type'', click ''Research Outline'', and select the state, or nation you need.  
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:B. Explain the value and find (1) the United States Research Wiki article, (2) Search this Wiki for the state, or nation you need and notice the topics listed.  
:C. Explain the value and find the African American (1) ''Quick Guide'' and (2) ''Part A'' on the Internet. Open [http://www.familysearch.org www.FamilySearch.org], click Search, click Research Helps, click Sorted by Document Type, click Resource Guide, and select the two African American guides.  
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:C. Explain the value and find the African American (1) ''Quick Guide'' and (2) ''Part A'' on the Internet. Open [[Main Page|Wiki.FamilySearch]], Type in African American and select the page of the state you are searching .  
:D. Explain what FHL Internet Favorites are. Use “Minorities” and “Slavery and Bondage” folders in FHL Internet Favorites.
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:D. Explain what [[Family History Library Internet Favorites|FHL Internet Favorites]] are. Use “Minorities” and “Slavery and Bondage” folders in FHL Internet Favorites.  
 
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:E. Use the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=ssdi/search_ssdi.asp&clear_form=true Social Security Death Index] and send for Social Security card application papers.
E. Use the Social Security Death Index and send for Social Security card application papers.  
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'''II. Use online census indexes to find African American ancestors.'''  
 
'''II. Use online census indexes to find African American ancestors.'''  
  
:A. Use online census indexes and make census image prints. www.ancestry.com  
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:A. Use online census indexes and make census image prints [[Www.ancestry.com|www.ancestry.com]]
:B. Use the 1870 census to find candidates for former slave owners (Quick Guide p. 4)
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:B. Use the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 census] to find candidates for former slave owners (Quick Guide p. 4)
  
'''III. Use Reconstruction era online sources to find African American ancestors. '''  
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'''III. Use Reconstruction era online sources to find African American ancestors.'''  
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:A. Find and use Freedman’s Savings and Trust Records. [[African American Freedmen's Bureau Records]]
  
:A. Find and use Freedman’s Savings and Trust Records online. http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8755&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0
 
 
:B. Find and use Freedman’s Bureau records online and at the Family History Library. http://www.freedmensbureau.com/  
 
:B. Find and use Freedman’s Bureau records online and at the Family History Library. http://www.freedmensbureau.com/  
:C. Find the Southern Claims Commission Records Internet site and describe how to use them. http://www.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm
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:C. Find the Southern Claims Commission Records Internet site and describe how to use them. http://www.slcl.org/content/researching-southern-claims-commission-records-steps-finding-approved-claim
 
:D. Find and use Access Genealogy. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/
 
:D. Find and use Access Genealogy. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/
  
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:D. Find cemetery or funeral home record indexes on the Internet.
 
:D. Find cemetery or funeral home record indexes on the Internet.
  
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Latest revision as of 18:32, 23 July 2013

United States go to African American Research go to Internet Sources

At the end of class each student will be able to:

I. Use important parts of FamilySearch.org to find African American ancestors.

A. Use the online FHL Catalog Place Search to find sources, especially births, marriages, & deaths. Open www.FamilySearch.org, click Family History Library Catalog.
1. Use Place Search to find records of towns, counties, or states.
a. Explain how to use the topic Minorities with the Place Search.
b. Explain how to use the topic Slavery and bondage with the Place Search.
2. Use Surname Search to find family histories.
3. Explain how the Keyword, Title, Film/Fiche, Author, & Call Number searches are used.
4. Use the Subject Search with phrases like African Americans, Blacks, and Slaves.
B. Explain the value and find (1) the United States Research Wiki article, (2) Search this Wiki for the state, or nation you need and notice the topics listed.
C. Explain the value and find the African American (1) Quick Guide and (2) Part A on the Internet. Open Wiki.FamilySearch, Type in African American and select the page of the state you are searching .
D. Explain what FHL Internet Favorites are. Use “Minorities” and “Slavery and Bondage” folders in FHL Internet Favorites.
E. Use the Social Security Death Index and send for Social Security card application papers.

II. Use online census indexes to find African American ancestors.

A. Use online census indexes and make census image prints www.ancestry.com
B. Use the 1870 census to find candidates for former slave owners (Quick Guide p. 4)

III. Use Reconstruction era online sources to find African American ancestors.

A. Find and use Freedman’s Savings and Trust Records. African American Freedmen's Bureau Records
B. Find and use Freedman’s Bureau records online and at the Family History Library. http://www.freedmensbureau.com/
C. Find the Southern Claims Commission Records Internet site and describe how to use them. http://www.slcl.org/content/researching-southern-claims-commission-records-steps-finding-approved-claim
D. Find and use Access Genealogy. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/

IV. Use military online sources to find African American ancestors.

A. Find records of African Americans who served in the American Civil War. http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
B. Find African Americans in the online World War I Draft Registration records. www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3172&o_xid=0039413404&o_lid=0039413404&o_xt=31936496

V. Use FHL Favorites or Google to find vital records offices, and funeral homes.

A. Find addresses and telephone numbers of vital records offices on the Internet.
B. Find vital record birth, marriage, or death indexes on the Internet.
C. Find addresses and telephone numbers of funeral homes on the Internet.
D. Find cemetery or funeral home record indexes on the Internet.

 

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