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The CHAPS Program sponsored a research trip to Georgia and Alabama in August of 2022 to search for the origins of the Nathaniel Jackson and a family slave named Matilda Hicks. A presentation was given to family, friends, and interested historians at the Jackson Ranch Church on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The report includes the results of the research trip, along with technological surveys of the Jackson Ranch Church property along the US-Mexico border in San Juan, Texas. TEKS-aligned lesson plans developed by regional teachers are also included in this report.

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Pathways to Freedom Project: Finding Matilda Hicks research report


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