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Digital Spotlight: Miami County Manumission Record, 1834

In 1804, the Ohio General Assembly enacted the Ohio Black Codes to govern black and mulatto people living in the state. Under these Codes, free blacks and mulattos were required to register at their local court, proving they were free … Continue reading

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New and Updated Collections Available for Research, Jan. 2019

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: MS-541: Miami Valley Archives Roundtable Records: 3.78 … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of Edward Cullin: Naturalization Records at SC&A

Any Twilight fans out there? This week, while searching for a naturalization record in the Montgomery County Clerk of Court records, I stumbled on an entry for an Edward Cullin, a native of Ireland, becoming a U.S. citizen right here … Continue reading

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