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Alex Haley's original research materials and working drafts for Roots on African Americans Post Civil War.This material focuses on slaves getting married legally after they were emancipated.
Alex Haley, Civil War, Post Civil War, Roots, African American Authors, Slavery, Reconstruction, freedom, marriage, emancipation
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Hoffman Family Library, Alex Haley Collection., ""Freed Blacks Get Married Legally"" (1970). Post–Civil War Materials. Book 9.