Abstract of Account Information of Freedman's Savings and Trust: New Orleans, Louisiana, 1866-1869

Abstract of Account Information of Freedman's Savings and Trust: New Orleans, Louisiana, 1866-1869

by Linell L. Hardy
     
 

The information herein has been abstracted from National Archives microfilm copies of the account records of the Freeman's Savings and Trust Branch of New Orleans. The Freedman's Savings and Trust catered to the African American population of the Reconstruction-Era South, and many of its depositors were former slaves. Data pertaining to plantations and former owners… See more details below

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The information herein has been abstracted from National Archives microfilm copies of the account records of the Freeman's Savings and Trust Branch of New Orleans. The Freedman's Savings and Trust catered to the African American population of the Reconstruction-Era South, and many of its depositors were former slaves. Data pertaining to plantations and former owners can be found in many records, as well as the names of spouses and family members, age, place of birth, residence, date of account application, occupations and military service if any. The entries are listed in the same order that they appear in the original documents. An index of full names has been compiled for ease of reference. Contact information is also provided for obtaining copies of the original National Archives documents. This is a valuable resource for researching African American ancestry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788411373
Publisher:
Heritage Books, Inc. MD
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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