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Rouzee Family Papers: List of bonds taken for hire of enslaved persons owned by Richard Rouzee, 1798

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by Edward Rouzee, October 20, 1827

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by Edward Rouzee, September 27, 1810

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by John Rouzee, 1824

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by John Rouzee, October 17, 1812

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by John Rouzee, October 18, 1819

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Rouzee Family Papers: Record of taxes on property, including enslaved persons, owned by John Rouzee, October 19, 1816

This collection of financial papers relate to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.

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Scurlock Studio Session Register 1928-1935

Addison Scurlock and his sons spent much of the twentieth century photographing leaders, luminaries, and local Washingtonians. From the original Scurlock Studio on U Street to the Custom Craft Studio and the Capitol School of Photography, the Scurlocks' imagery was viewed and shared by thousands of people. Help the Archives Center at the National Museum of Natural History create more understanding of their practice by transcribing these ledgers which include client numbers and names arranged in broadly alphabetic order.

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USNM Curators Annual Reports - Department of Birds, 1886 - 1887

Would you be able to recognize a Kakapo, or owl parrot, in New Zealand or a Blakiston’s fish owl in Japan? Curator Robert Ridgway recorded the findings of new species of birds that were added to the Department of Birds collections at the United States Natural Museum as part of his report for 1886-1887. Please join us in transcribing Ridgway’s report and learn more about the new species that were added to an impressive collection of birds from around the world.

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USNM Curators Annual Reports - Department of Birds, January - June 1886

Almost a century before the United States passed the Endangered Species Act in 1973, Robert Ridgway was concerned about one of a kind species. Beyond the captivating coral reefs and rainforests, there are endangered species of birds found only on Madagascar. In 1886, Ridgway noted that the Madagascar bird collection at the United States National Museum was one of its Department of Birds' most important collections. Please join us in transcribing Ridgway’s report and explore how a collection comes together with contributions from various people, organizations, and locations.

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