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“Last Seen” and the Black Community in Davenport
A valuable resource for discovering more details about the families of Davenport’s post-Civil War Black community is Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, an online database of advertisements “placed in newspapers across the United States (and beyond) by formerly enslaved … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged African Americans, Ashe, Black history, Cooper, Davenport (Iowa), Genealogy, Local History, Pitts, Reynolds, Robinson, Simons Leave a comment