Genealogy Adventures

S03 E20: Black American Heroines: The African American Women of US Journalism with Maya Millett

Black women journalists dared to wield their pens in the names of truth and justice. At…

S03 E18: A Short Legislative History of Black Hair in America

Black hair – specifically, black women’s hair – has been the subject of legislative control in…

S03 E17: Black Railroad Workers in the Jim Crow Era

We regularly comment on how intertwined genealogy and history are on Genealogy Adventures. Understanding the history…

S03 E16: The Power of Reuniting Slavery-Disrupted Family Lines

In this episode, we chat recent discoveries that led to finding family members separated by slavery.…

S03 E14: Black History & The Library of Congress with Luis Clavell

In this episode, we sat down with Luis Clavell, Program Specialist at the Library of Congress,…

S03 E14: University of Virginia’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers with Dr. Shelley Murphy

In this episode, as we chat with our special guest, African American Research & genealogist Shelley…

S03 E13: Researching Slavery-Disrupted Family Trees with Melvin Collier

In this episode, the author, genealogist and founder of the popular Roots Revealed website (https://rootsrevealed.com/author/melvinjcollier228596363) joins…

S03 E11: Puerto Rican & Caribbean Island Genealogy

Chances, if you’re a person of color, you’ve looked at your DNA results and spotted a…

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy