University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Narrator talks about the history of negroes in Texas beginning in the early 16th century until the early 20th century. Focus on Estevan's and other slaves' participation in European expeditions; negro slaves, escaped slaves, and freedmen; participation of negro soldiers in the Civil War and the Indian Wars, including the Buffalo Soldiers; and negro ranchers and cowboys on the frontier.
Narration. Part of Broadcast Programs. Consistent beeping sound throughout recording. Undated.
The Negro Texans, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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