Destination: Pedigree Podcast – 2: Interview with Melvin Collier (Part One)

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I had the pleasure of interviewing a longtime genealogy buddy, Melvin Collier for our second episode of Destination: Pedigree PodcastsPart one of the interview covers his career as an archivist, how he got started doing genealogy research, and how he was able to find the last slaveholder of his maternal great grandfather. Stay tuned for the second part of the interview.

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150 Years Later Promo Video

Links mentioned in this podcast:

Robert W. Woodruff Library – Atlanta University Center –

Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society, Metro Atlanta Chapter –

NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are, Season 3, Spike Lee –

Mississippi Department of Archives and History –

150 Years Later Book Website –

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