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Here are some great resources for African Americans researching in Tennessee! #genealogy  
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I was curious about the Richard J. Daley Library Archives at UIC. They have African American resources too. I found some Maxwell Street resources there. It was a Jewish community until the Great Migration. http://www.uic.edu/depts/lib/specialcoll/services/rjd/findingaids/MaxwellStreetb.html

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxwell_Street To learn a little more. Man I have a craving for a Jew Town poli as we used to say. Does anybody know what I am talking about? LOL!
Collection Summary. Creator: Buslik, Gary. Title: Maxwell Street Photo Collection. Dates: 2000. Abstract: Maxwell Street is a famed street on Chicago's Near West Side, including an open-market dur...
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Did you know? The first African settlers in the U.S. were indentured servants in Jamestown, Va., in 1619 (before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock) and freed after 7 years. African American is the ...
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‎Lowcountry Africana Research Community: Tell us who you will interview on the National Day of Listening and qualify to win a Craig Digital Recorder! ow.ly/7q32R #genealogy
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