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DISCOVERY: Slave Name Roll Project

The 1870 brick wall is no less surmountable in cyberspace than it is in the analog archives of today’s courthouses. Court records from times past divulge varieties of slave/slaveholder relationships. 427 more words

African American Genealogy

Cathy Meder-Dempsey reblogged this on Opening Doors in Brick Walls and commented:

Thank you Miss Donna of "Daughter of Slave Ancestry" for this wonderful post. It nearly brought tears to my eyes and made my heart beat faster. And when I saw the image she used I was blown over!! It shows that she knows exactly what Opening Doors in Brick Walls means to me.

A wall in Oakland

Had to go to downtown Oakland. Left BART and found this wall. It spoke to me. There are so many modern buildings that just don’t interest me. 14 more words

Magenta brick wall ~

This alley is bright even when its sunshine is taken away! 7 more words

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Introducing the Slave Name Roll Project

My series of posts for Black History Month on the slaves owned by my 5th
great-grandfather James SIMS 1754-1845 gave Schalene Jennings Dagutis of
Tangled Roots and Trees… 56 more words

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Black History Month: The Slaves of James SIMS, Part 3

Celebrating Black History Month – I did not want February to end without giving recognition to African-Americans in the United States. I hope that by sharing this information I may help someone open the door to their African-American brick wall. 1,034 more words

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From Where I Stand: Curiouser...

…and curiouser….👀

I was asked was this the alleyway from ‘The Exorcist’

while I can’t be sure, i don’t believe so, as the infamous stairs from the cult movie are a ways up the street…I’m sure they used the alley near there as well. 69 more words

Black History Month: The Slaves of James SIMS, Part 2

Celebrating Black History Month – I did not want February to end without giving recognition to African-Americans in the United States. I hope that by sharing this information I may help someone open the door to their African-American brick wall. 1,933 more words

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