Query: Freedmen
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1869
Dates:
1865–1869
Size:
32 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M821
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 32 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M821. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1869. The records consist of 10 volumes and some unbound documents. The volumes include letters and endorsements sent, orders issued, registers of letters received, and a "record of criminal offenses." The unbound documents consist primarily of letters and reports received.

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Registers and Letters Received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Dates:
1865–1872
Size:
74 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M752
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 74 rolls of microfilm described in NARA publication M752. These digital surrogates reproduced 33 volumes of registers and indexes and the related unbound letters received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872.

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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Dates:
1865–1870
Size:
23 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M809
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 23 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M809. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–70. The records consist of 17 volumes and some unbound documents. The volumes include letters, reports, endorsements, and telegrams sent; orders issued; and registers of letters received. The unbound records include letters, reports, and issuances received. Except for some unfilmed duplicate copies this microfilm publication contains all the records created or received in the office of the Assistant Commissioner for Alabama.

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John Wesley Manuscript
Creators:
Wesley, John
Dates:
circa 1920s-1930s
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-120
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains a handwritten manuscript of approximately 200 pages by John Wesley. The manuscript gives a history of several generations of the Wesley family in Maryland.

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Registers of Signatures of Depositors in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865–1874
Dates:
1865–1874
Size:
27 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M816
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 27 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M816. These digital surrogates reproduced 55 volumes containing signatures of and personal identification data about depositors in 29 branch offices of the Freedman's Saving and Trust Company, 1865–1874.

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19th century African-American Literature Collection
Dates:
circa 1800 - circa 1898
Size:
3.4 Linear feet ((30 books))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-107
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from the 19th century, contains 30 books written by or concerning African-Americans. The books are largely non-fiction and include material relating to African-American churches and evangelists, fraternal organizations, prominent members of the African-American Community, former slaves, education and self-improvement. Also present are several volumes of poetry, a tax ledger and a volume concerning patents.

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19th Century Pamphlet Collection
Dates:
1838 - 1898
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-119
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1838-1898, contains nine pamphlets and one booklet. The materials cover various subjects relating to African-Americans, including civil rights, education, the Civil War draft and services for freedmen. Several of the pamphlets contain speeches by Frederick Douglass.

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Henson Family Papers
Creators:
Henson family
Dates:
1818-1943
bulk 1830-1900
Size:
0.18 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Henson Family papers, which date from 1818 to 1943 and measure 0.18 linear feet, document the activities of Tobias Henson and his descendants. The papers are comprised of booklets, correspondence, legal documents, and receipts.

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Fractious Family House Photographs
Dates:
2009
Size:
4.07 Megabytes (Digital Images)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-115
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection includes three photographs of the A-frame house built by Barry Farm early settler William Fractious in 1867-68 on the 2100 block of Elvans Road in Southeast, Washington, DC. The images were taken in 2009 by Patricia Brown Savage while conducting research on the history of Elvans Road.

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Fractious Family Papers
Dates:
1916-1981
bulk 1940-1970
Size:
1.7 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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