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Abstract of Account Information of Freedman's Savings and Trust, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1866-1869
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Abstract of Account Information of Freedman's Savings and Trust, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1866-1869. Compiled and Indexed by Linell L. Hardy. Softcover, 1999, New, Index, 183 pp.
The information herein has been abstracted from National Archives microfilm copies of the account records of the Freedman�s Savings and Trust Branch of New Orleans. The Freedman�s Savings and Trust catered to the African American population of the Reconstruction-Era South, and many of its depositors were former slaves. Data pertaining to plantations and former owners can be found in many records, as well as the names of spouses and family members, age, place of birth, residence, date of account application, occupations and military service if any. The entries are listed in the same order that they appear in the original documents, and a new index of full names has been compiled for ease of reference. Contact information is also provided for obtaining copies of the original National Archives documents. A valuable resource for researching African American ancestry.