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July 17, 2015
8:00 am : Resources to Trace Ancestors Identified as Free Person's of Color, All Other Free Persons, Freed Slaves, Indians Taxed, and Indians not Taxed

(All Levels) Learn about records documenting free person's of color, Native Americans, and how to trace a black lineage. The goal of the Freedman's Bureau was to assist 4 million people to transition from slavery to freedom. The Bureau provided employment assistance, support for education, medical care, rations, and reunited families. They built 200 hospitals and established 4,000 schools.