Genealogy Adventures

S04 E17: The USCT & Battle of New Market Heights (1864, Richmond, VA) with James S. Price

James joined us to chat about The Battle of New Market Heights (VA) and the bravery…

S04 E16: The Black Archives of Mid America with Dr. Carmaletta Williams

The mission of the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, Inc. (https://blackarchives.org) is to collect,…

S04 E15: The Negro Motorist Green Book with Yoruba Richen

Professor Yoruba Richen is a documentary filmmaker who created the documentary specialization at the Newmark J-School.…

S04 E09: “Ruth and the Green Book” with author Calvin Alexander Ramsey

The Green Book: The Black Travelers’ Guide to Jim Crow America. For nearly 30 years, a…

S04 E08: When the Black and White Descendants of Enslavers Meet with Antoinette Broussard

Researcher, author, and etiquette consultant Antoinette Broussard joined us to discuss her journey as a genealogical…

S04 E03 Genealogy @ National Museum of African American History & Culture Library with Hollis Gentry

We were so pleased and excited to have Hollis L Gentry join us on the show…

S04 E02: The Slave Voyages Project with Dr. Nafees M. Khan

The Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trade databases are the culmination of several decades of independent and…

GA Live! Book Club: “The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves”

Genealogy Adventures Live! Book Club In the first episode of Season 4, we launched our Genealogy…

Case Study: Researching Enslaved People Taken or Sold Downriver

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of…

Using Slave Lists in Your Enslaved Ancestors Research

When it comes to researching enslaved people, finding the slavery-related documents they may appear in is…