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Justin McHenry, B.A., M.A.

Justin McHenry is the Archives Director for Franklin County. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from Shepherd University and his master's degree in Appalachian History from West Virginia University. He has been working at the Franklin County Archives to index, digitize and make available online the County’s historical records.  

The primary objective of the presentation is to provide a look into how I built a database of slave names was built for Franklin County, Pennsylvania as well as to provide new ideas and sources for those looking into researching slavery in Pennsylvania or anywhere else.