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Essential Tools and Strategies for African American Research
11 July - 16 July
LaBrenda will present the following lectures:
- Importance of Transcribing Documents:
Effective use of documents in research requires a knowledge of what it says, and transcription is a basic skill that will improve your view.
- Historical and Legal Background:
Seeing the forest through the trees requires an understanding of what has happened, where it has happened, and why.
- A South Carolina Case Study, Identifying Parents of an Enslaved Ancestor:
Follow this study to learn how one researcher sought to examine the evidence and choose appropriate directions to find the answer.
- Utility of DNA Evidence:
Learn how to effectively use DNA Evidence in your research questions.