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2 edition of African-American heritage of Elgin, Illinois found in the catalog.

African-American heritage of Elgin, Illinois

Raleigh Sutton

African-American heritage of Elgin, Illinois

a genealogy of most of the first families from the days as contrabands to the present time, 1856 to 1996 : a collection of family relationships

by Raleigh Sutton

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Published by R. Sutton in [Elgin, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Elgin (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Elgin
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Illinois -- Elgin -- Genealogy.,
    • Elgin (Ill.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raleigh Sutton.
      GenreGenealogy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF549.E4 S87 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 leaves :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL722642M
      LC Control Number97109938

        From Oct. 15, - when the first African Americans arrived in Elgin after escaping the south as contrabands on the Illinois Central - through the late s, every African-American lived in . Likewise, Heritage Books is one of the largest publishers of books for those with Native American Heritage. As many African American researchers know, many also have ancestry from various Indian .

      This issue of Illinois Heritage looks to the history of previous pandemics and offers some thoughtful instruction on how our ancestors coped with contagion without antibiotics, the CDC, or the Internet. . Illinois State Archives pamphlet on African American Research describes what records are at the State Archives with an online method for ordering records. African-American Resources for Illinois; History .

      Your guide to the best of Illinois. Places to go, things to do, the best places to eat and drink, must-see Chicago, trip ideas and inspiration for your Illinois vacation. Are you up for amazing? However, Pace Bus also has extensive service in Aurora (it being Illinois's second largest city, after all), and multiple routes connect the Aurora Transportation Center with the rest of the city as well as Elgin, .


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