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From: Louisiana Cemeteries <>
Subject: [LA-CEMETERIES] American Slave Burial Project - Deadline October30th
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 11:56:23 -0700 (PDT)


REMINDER FROM SANDRA ARNOLD

Thank you again for participating in my project.

This is just a friendly reminder that I need the completed entry form by October 30th. Receiving your information before or by this date will be a tremendous help for my presentation - which is tentatively scheduled for November 11th before the Fordham History and African American Studies faculty.

Please feel free to contact me if you have further questions.

Sincerely,
Sandra A. Arnold
Tel: (212) 568-1954
Cell: (646) 548-7037




American Slave Burial Database Project
(Entry Information)
Page 1

General Information



1)Name of Cemetery/Site:

2)Name/Contact info for this Cemetery/site:

3)Type:
(Example: Slave Cemetery, Plantation Cemetery, Freeman Cemetery)

4)Years of use:

5)Location:
(City, State, County)

6)Pertinent Landmark:
(Example: Next to a cotton field, under an oak tree, hilltop, etc.)

8)If needed in the future, can a map to this site be provided:

9)Current Association:
(Church, Family, Independent, Historical Organization, None, etc.)

10)Overview:
(full description & background about this site)

11)Oversight/Care:
(who provides upkeep for this site)

12)Historian:
(individual/organization that can provides historical or genealogical information about this site)


American Slave Burial Database Project
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Slave Graves

13)What evidence leads you to conclude these are slave graves:
(Example: Oral Tradition, Historical Documentation, Objects/Info left at the site, etc.)

14)Estimated number of total graves at this site:


15)Number of enslaved persons buried at this site:


16)Estimated number of unmarked graves of enslaved persons at this site:


17)Estimated number of marked graves of enslaved persons at this site:


18)Marked graves – what type of markers:


19)Do markers have legible inscriptions? If so, please describe:


20)Marked graves – what is the earliest death (year) recorded:


21)Marked graves – what is the earliest birth (year) recorded:



American Slave Burial Database Project
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Other Information


22)Are there graves of individuals who were not slaves at this site:
(Example: Slaveholders, Blacks who were not slaves at the time of their deaths, etc.)


23)If so, please provide details:


24)If needed, can digital pictures of this site be provided:


25)Please detail any other significant information about this site and its history:


American Slave Burial Database Project
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Entrant Information


26)Name/contact info of individual providing this entry:



27)What is your relation to this site:




























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