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  1. Story Within a Story: The New Year’s Day Slave Auction of 1846

    Story Within a Story: The New Year’s Day Slave Auction of 1846

    By: Cheri Daniels, MSLS, KHS Head of Reference Services When researching families, we often encounter multiple stories as we dig deeper into the lives of individuals. For those who lived prior to the Civil War, the stories can include an extra layer, and extend into the lives of enslaved families....

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