Proposed DC Recovery Act - Submitted Feb 10, 2017 to District of Columbia Board of Elections
References and Resources for Writing Legislation
Why Recovery legislation is Necessary and Reasonable.
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome,by Dr. Joy DeGruy, to see her video on YouTube click
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Legislative Drafting Manual 2014 Edition for DC
Guide to Legislative Drafting for U.S. House of Representatives
Contacting U.S. Senators
District of Columbia Council Members
Designing Compensation Programs
This publication may be helpful: Designing Compensation Programs for Individuals and Households After Man-Made and Natural Disasters in the United States" See pages 34-38 and for list of "Experts" on pdf page 77 (Book page 61 ), Kenneth R. Feinberg seems to be mentioned frequently.
Determining Ancestry Resources
Determining if someone is a descendant of American slaves resources
Slave Owners and Entities Profiting from Slavery
List of slave holders/slave owners and slaves in 1864 Paid for emancipation in Washington DC area.
Original Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury 1864 of the above
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Companies and Organizations Benefiting from Slavery
Compensated Emancipation in the District of Columbia: Petitions under the Act of April 16, 1862 by Dorothy S. Provine
Lists slave owners and their slaves in Washington DC Area
Statistics and Data
Slave Populations by State and Sex
Databases and Internet Publications
American Slavery, Civil Records
U.S. National Archives
Family Search (Free)
also Slave Schedules
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages.
A few slave manifests from the National Archives
Additional manifests may be obtained from regional National Archives by emailing requests to:
Boston - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Worth - email@example.com
New York - firstname.lastname@example.org
Philadelphia - email@example.com
The Atlanta Office has been contacted.
Free at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Historical Statistics of the United States, Millennium Edition
Free at the Library of
Cost about US$6.00/document at Cambridge Press web site.
Here is a description of some relevant content (#) = number of documents
Slave labor (7)
-by state (2)
Slave owners , See.. Slaveholders
Slave population (27)
-by city (Southern) (1)
-estimates, annual (1)
-by race (1)
-by sex (1)
-by state (6)
Slave revolts (3)
Slave states (3)
Slave trade (9)
-by colony (2)
-by origin or destination (2)
-families, by state (1)
-by size of slaveholdings (1)
-in Antebellum South (1)
-in colonial North America (1)
--gross domestic product and gross national product (3)
Institutional slavery: slaveholding churches, schools, colleges, and businesses in Virginia, 1680-1860
Planter's progress : modernizing Confederate Georgia
--Building Built by Slaves
Slave Building the Capitol and other links.
Records of payments from the commissioners for the District of Columbia to slave owners for the rental of slaves to work on the Capitol.
Building the Capitol: Lists companies building Dome.
Fact Sheet on slavery in the White House
Links of articles on slavery in the White House
Publication by the Office of the Architect of the Capitol describing the history of slave labor
Article of slave Philip Reid casting the statute of Freedom
6 Historic Structures in America Built by Slaves, include Railroads with company names
and the University of North Carolina Chapel
Interview of Writer Jesse Holland on How Slaves Built the White House and the U.S. Capitol
Some Organizations Owning slaves
Riggs family papers, 1763-1945 may indicate slave ownership
Georgetown University (the Jesuits college)owned slaves and sold over 200 in the 1830's to keep the institution going.New York Times article
Article of a Jesuit slave and the plantation he was on. The New York Times
Georgetown University: "The Georgetown Slavery Archives" documents slavery at Georgetown
"The Incomplete List of US Companies & Universities That Benefited From Black Slavery"
Law Suits Filed Against Companies that Profited from Slavery: 2002 Fox News
Corporations Challenged by Activists. List Insurance companies and others 2002 USA Today
African Americans and the Federal Census, 1790–1930:
Describes Holding of National Archives. ancestry.com does have Census records digitized.
Social, Environmental and Cultural Changes Needed with Personal Intervention.
Social, Environmental and Cultural Changes Needed
To be added
Fact Sheets Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD in Children and Teens: National Center for PTSD
PTSD in Children and Adolescents National Center for PTSD
PTSD NHS United Kingdom Treatment
PTSD NHS United Kingdom
PTSD: Royal College of Psychiatrists U.K.
PTSD: National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
National Institutes of Health (NIH). 1 page
Publications about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from NIMH
Studies, General for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
This article discusses issues regarding the assessment and diagnosis of post-traumatic stress reactions in children at different developmental stages,
This study examines the psychometric properties of two versions of the PTSD Symptom Scale
Done properly by experienced therapists, re-exposure to memories of traumatic events via
imaginal exposure therapy can lead to a reduction of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
symptoms. World Trade Center Victims