North Carolina Freedman's Saving and Trust Company Records
In 1868, the U.S. Congress established Freedman's banks to enable former slaves to have a place of deposit. Each depositor was asked to provide place of birth, where brought up, current residence, age, complexion, occupation, name of spouse, children, parents, brothers and sisters, as well as physical features. Depositors appear from across North Carolina and included Caucasians. An excellent resource for African-American Genealogy. 1992, soft cover, 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 598 pages, surname, place name, occupation, and military service indexes.