- 3 days ago
- 3 min
FORMER SLAVES – ALEXANDER, BAZIL, CASTERIA, & FLORIEL RUSSELL
African American families seldom learn any details of their slavery background including even the slave names themselves, but John King...
- Nov 9, 2022
- 3 min
Movers and Shakers
From a book about the English Settlement in Edwards County, Illinois, founded in 1817, John K discovered some interesting black history...
- Oct 11, 2022
- 2 min
An article in the Sumner Press, 6/7/1888, page 4, caught J King’s attention—“Henry Gowen of the regular Army 10th U S Cavalry visited...
- Oct 8, 2022
- 1 min
O'er the Land of the Free
Our newest volunteer, Wanda B, has been organizing the church files at the Research Library. These include histories of churches in the...