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Here is a list of 27 Colonial-era newspapers available online. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “27 Colonial Newspapers to Trace Your Early American Ancestry.”

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Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As

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Dr Charles Drew, African American physician and surgeon. Pioneered blood transfusion and established the American Red Cross blood bank

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A Fascinating Look At American Currency In 1923

A Fascinating Look At American Currency In 1923. They say old money is the best kind of money so I guess it really is true after all :-)

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A much-needed sign of political civility: First Lady Michelle Obama gives former President George W. Bush a big hug at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today. President Bush signed the bill authorizing the NMAAHC in 2003. For more photos check out

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Maggie Laura, Elizabeth, Armstead, and Mamie……the grandchildren of Maggie L. Walker, became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank.

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