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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Freedmen’s Bureau Indexing Campaign Press Event

Cincinnati, OH – FamilySearch, the largest genealogy organization in the world, is hosting a press event at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on Friday, June 19, 2015, announcing the digital release of 4 million Freedmen’s Bureau historical records and the launch of a nationwide volunteer indexing effort.

The event will feature a livestream of speakers from the press event at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, including Elder D. Todd Christofferson, a senior-level leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Sherri Camp, vice president of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society; and other multimedia presentations. Music will be provided by an interfaith African American Choir from Los Angeles under the direction of Quaford Coleman.

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