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African American Biography Records

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Filename File Size Date Submitter
Arthur Tasker - First African American Mayor, Hammond Louisiana 4 K July 2001 Annette Womack
"Uncle Bill" Jones - Winn Parish 7 K Sept. 2000 Greggory Davies
Ben Allen and Ike Martin - Winn Parish 3 K Sept. 2000 Greggory Davies
Abraham Wyche Jackson - Desoto Parish 36 K Sept. 2000 J. Lebaron
W.H.Payne - Planter and Businessman 4 K Mar 2001 Audrey Battiste
Uncle Billy - Slave History - Franklin Parish 3K July 2001 Dewanna Lindo
Jim Thribling - From Kentucky to Louisiana 2K July 2001 Dewanna Lindo


We are looking for any historical documents, articles, photos, etc. Everyone is urged to donate transcriptions of African American bible records, cemeteries, court records, old newspaper articles, biographies of residents, old letters, census data, obituaries, family histories, parish histories, military records, old photographs, etc.

The USGenWeb has provided an easy to use form for submitting a RECORD of any type to the Louisiana GenWeb Archives. It will be forwarded to me for the African American Archives. You can still submit a free form text document if you choose not to use the form provided. Click here to go to the FORMS page or send your formatted documents, according to the GUIDELINES below, to Bryant Walker if you would like to contribute to the African American Archive Project.

Please click on the links below to view the instructions on how to format and submit your information:

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