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Robin Foster
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Blogger | Genealogist & Presenter | Inbound Marketer - HubSpot Certified | http://www.robinsavingstories.com
Blogger | Genealogist & Presenter | Inbound Marketer - HubSpot Certified | http://www.robinsavingstories.com

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Why am I indexing Freedmen's Bureau Records?
Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland - an every day scene Digital ID:  (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a38182 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a38182 Who said indexing was not fun?  Not me. I can distinctly remember being handed papers to ...

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I am overjoyed to have been selected as one of the #RootsTech Ambassadors for 2017. You can register now! Go to https://rootstech.org/
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Love this app!
Little Family Tree Teaches Children Family History

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It is official! I am so very excited to be a part of “Genealogy Gone Wild.” This conference will be held at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio from 26 April – 29 April.

I am looking forward to meeting D Joshua Taylor, Genealogy Roadshow Host and many genealogy friends!

Join the 2017 Ohio Genealogical Society Conference page to learn more! If you will be at FGS next week in Springfield, Illinois, stop by the table to learn more about the speaker lineup.
https://www.facebook.com/2017-Ohio-Genealogical-Society-Conference-557689601072231/?pnref=story

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I am really excited to have been chosen to speak at #RootsTech in February 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. My sessions are:

Session ID: 89781
Finding Burial Sites of Formerly Enslaved People

Session ID: 89851
Documenting My Freedmen Ancestors

I hope to see you there! Stay tuned to https://www.rootstech.org for upcoming information.
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In this post, I share our experience visiting the notorious Lumpkin's Jail site in Richmond, Virginia which was a holding place for enslaved people waiting to be sold along with historical resources I have found so far. 'No Longer the Devil's Half Acre' http://genealogyisatrip.com/blog/no-longer-the-devil-s-half-acre #RichmondVirgina #genealogy #GenealogyIsATrip #LumpkinsJail

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