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THE INDENTURED SERVITUDE OF ANACA/ANICA JOHNSON

Blog post by Randi Richardson Deed books include property transactions and slaves were considered property.  Occasionally, then, even in those states where slavery was banned by constitutional law, deed books include contracts of indentured servitude, one of the ways whites maneuvered to keep possession of their slaves in spite of the law.   John Sedwick,

CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS: CO. 542, MONROE COUNTY, INDIANA

Blog post by Randi Richardson By the time the Civilian Conservation Corps program ended in 1942, some three million men, including more than 63,000 Hoosiers had worked in more than 2,000 camps throughout the 48 states and the U. S. possessions of Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.   There were 56 CCC companies in

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