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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''African American Resources for Missouri'''
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A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Missouri.
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=== Online Resources  ===
 
=== Online Resources  ===
  
* [http://shs.umsystem.edu/research/guides/africanamerican.shtml African-American Genealogy]  State Historical Society of Missouri  
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* [http://shs.umsystem.edu/research/guides/africanamerican.shtml African-American Genealogy] State Historical Society of Missouri  
 
* [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=c3f2b866bb41e9d8cddadeb601021526;page=index;c=catalogic;g=shs Missouri Newspaper Index]  
 
* [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=c3f2b866bb41e9d8cddadeb601021526;page=index;c=catalogic;g=shs Missouri Newspaper Index]  
 
* [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1958]  
 
* [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1958]  
 
* [http://www.blackarchives.org/ Black Archives of Mid-America]
 
* [http://www.blackarchives.org/ Black Archives of Mid-America]
  
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=== Slavery  ===
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===== Family History Library  =====
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*Blattner, Teresa, ''People of Color:Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources" (Bowie, Maryland:Heritage Books, c1993,c 1998) {{WorldCat|29334936|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}};{{FHL|597154|item|disp=FHL Book 977.8 F2bt volume 1 and 2}}''
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*Brown, William Wells, ''Narrative of william W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave'' (NY, NY&nbsp;: Johnson Reprint, 1970) {{WorldCat|457165953|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|45483|item|disp=FHL book 921.73 B815b}}
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*Eddlemon, Sherida K. and Marlene A. Towle, ''Missouri Genealogical Records and Abstracts'' (Bowie, Maryland&nbsp;: Heritage Books, c1990-2001) {{WorldCat|22158491|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|579651|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 R4e Volumes 2–6; CD-ROM no. 2762 v. 3}}
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*Mallory, Rudena Kramer, ''Claims by Missourians for compensation of enlisted slaves:records of the U.S. District Court of Kansas, Slave Compensation Records, November 3, 1866 to February 21, 1867, Record Group 21, National Archives-Central Plains Region, Kansas City, Missouri'' (SLC, Utah:Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992) {{FHL|551311|item|disp=FHL film 1597959 item 4}}
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*Lee, George R., ''Slavery North of St. Louis'' (Canton, Missouri:Lewis County Historical Society, Missouri, [200?]) {{WorldCat|44094812|disp=At other libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1483403|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 H6L}}
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*''State Slavery Statues'' (Bethesda, Maryland:University Publications of America, c1989) {{FHL|723107|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118911}}
  
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*United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and Washington Reginald, ''Records of the field offices for the state of Missouri, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1972:NARA, RG 105, M1908'' (College Park, MD:NARA, 2004) {{FHL|1461239|item|disp=FHL films 2426982–2427005}}
  
=== Slavery ===
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===== Other Books  =====
  
===== Slave owners =====
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*McLaurin, Melton Alonza, ''Celia, A Slave (''Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1991).Discusses the trial in 1855 of eighteen-year-old slave Celia for the murder of her abusive master Robert Newsom in Callaway County, Missouri.
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*Greene, Lorenzo Johnston. ''Missouri's Black Heritage''. Gary R. Kremer, Anthony F. Holland; forward by Julius K. Hunter; Saint Louis, Mo.: Forum Press, c. 1980. 195 p. E185.93 M7 G73
  
*'''James Cox: &nbsp;'''This was posted on the Missouri Genealogy Research Community on Facebook: Record of a slave girl named Malinda, born about 1824 and was hired out to work for W S Pollard and C Bustes (sp) during 1860. Her owner, James Cox, had died in 1858 in Kingston Twp, Caldwell, Mo. [https://www.facebook.com/MissouriGenealogy/posts/282573498442935 See post.&nbsp;]
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===== Slave owners  =====
  
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*'''James Cox:'''This was posted on the Missouri Genealogy Research Community on Facebook: Record of a slave girl named Malinda, born about 1824 and was hired out to work for W. S. Pollard and C. Bustes (sp) during 1860. Her owner, James Cox, had died in 1858 in Kingston Twp, Caldwell, Mo. [https://www.facebook.com/MissouriGenealogy/posts/282573498442935 See post.&nbsp;]
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png African American Resources for Missouri

A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Missouri.

Contents

Online Resources

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/African American_Online_Genealogy_Records African American
Online Records





Slavery

Family History Library
  • Mallory, Rudena Kramer, Claims by Missourians for compensation of enlisted slaves:records of the U.S. District Court of Kansas, Slave Compensation Records, November 3, 1866 to February 21, 1867, Record Group 21, National Archives-Central Plains Region, Kansas City, Missouri (SLC, Utah:Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992) FHL film 1597959 item 4
  • State Slavery Statues (Bethesda, Maryland:University Publications of America, c1989) FHL fiche 6118911
  • United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands and Washington Reginald, Records of the field offices for the state of Missouri, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1972:NARA, RG 105, M1908 (College Park, MD:NARA, 2004) FHL films 2426982–2427005
Other Books
  • McLaurin, Melton Alonza, Celia, A Slave (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1991).Discusses the trial in 1855 of eighteen-year-old slave Celia for the murder of her abusive master Robert Newsom in Callaway County, Missouri.
  • Greene, Lorenzo Johnston. Missouri's Black Heritage. Gary R. Kremer, Anthony F. Holland; forward by Julius K. Hunter; Saint Louis, Mo.: Forum Press, c. 1980. 195 p. E185.93 M7 G73
Slave owners
  • James Cox:This was posted on the Missouri Genealogy Research Community on Facebook: Record of a slave girl named Malinda, born about 1824 and was hired out to work for W. S. Pollard and C. Bustes (sp) during 1860. Her owner, James Cox, had died in 1858 in Kingston Twp, Caldwell, Mo. See post.