The Early Years

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Theodore Bolton







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EARLY DAYS OF PITTSBURG, TEXAS 1859-1874. Life of John C. Porter and Sketch of. His Experiences in the Civil War by John C. Porter, 1874

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All God's Children Got Wings: Tribute to Former Slaves of Texas

When Freedom Cried Out  The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Shackles on my Feet  African American Laws of 19th-Century Texas

The Union League of Texas The Freedmen's Bureau Political Counterpart

A Penny Here, A Penny There Historically Black Colleges In Texas

Trees Planted by the Water: Early African American Legislators

African Americans in Camp County The Early Years

African Americans in Harrison County The Early Years

African Americans in Marion County The Early Years

African Americans in Upshur County The Early Years

Your Bible (My first site) Some of my favorite scriptures

Old Buildings of Harrison County  Most built by slave labor

Historic Buildings of Marion County Most built by slave labor labor

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Camp County, TX Index to Probate Cases; 1871 - 1939
A history of Upshur County, Texas,
No Land . . . Only Slaves!
Marriage Records 1874 - 1978, Book 1-13
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