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A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Missouri.
- African-American Genealogy State Historical Society of Missouri
- Missouri Newspaper Index
- Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1958
- Black Archives of Mid-America
Family History Library
- Blattner, Teresa, People of Color:Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources" (Bowie, Maryland:Heritage Books, c1993,c 1998) At various libraries (WorldCat);FHL Book 977.8 F2bt volume 1 and 2
- Brown, William Wells, Narrative of william W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave (NY, NY : Johnson Reprint, 1970) At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL book 921.73 B815b
- Eddlemon, Sherida K. and Marlene A. Towle, Missouri Genealogical Records and Abstracts (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1990-2001) At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL book 977.8 R4e Volumes 2–6; CD-ROM no. 2762 v. 3
- 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
- Lee, George R., Slavery North of St. Louis (Canton, Missouri:Lewis County Historical Society, Missouri, [200?]) At other libraries (WorldCat); FHL book 977.8 H6L
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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