African American Online Genealogy Records

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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
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| width="50%" valign="middle" style="height: 40px;" colspan="3" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px;" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Deaths'''''</span><br> </center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Deaths'''''</span><br> </center>  
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/s.php#t=-1 Social Security Death Index]
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/s.php#t=-1 Social Security Death Index]
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<center>''<span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);" />''''''Bank Records'''</center>'''''<br> '' '''  
 
<center>''<span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);" />''''''Bank Records'''</center>'''''<br> '' '''  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417695 Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874] (M817 Deposit Ledgers in Branches of the Freedman's Saving and Trust Company).
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417695 Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874] (M817 Deposit Ledgers in Branches of the Freedman's Saving and Trust Company).
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<center>'''African American Biography'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''African American Biography'''</center> <br>  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br>  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956?ET_CID=45284855&ET_RID=healeyje@familysearch.org U. S. Public Records Index 1970-2010]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956?ET_CID=45284855&ET_RID=healeyje@familysearch.org U. S. Public Records Index 1970-2010]
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<center>'''Cemeteries'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Cemeteries'''</center>  
*[http://www.findagrave.com Find a Grave]<br> [http://billiongraves.com Billion Graves] <br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916249 Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans 1925-1949] <br> *[http://www.africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]<br> [http://www.lwfaaf.net/ Resting Places of United States Colored Troops, Officers and Sailors]<br>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com Find a Grave]<br> [http://billiongraves.com Billion Graves] <br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916249 Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans 1925-1949] <br> *[http://www.africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]<br> [http://www.lwfaaf.net/ Resting Places of United States Colored Troops, Officers and Sailors]<br>  
*[http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ Veterans Administration Gravesite Locater]
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*[http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ Veterans Administration Gravesite Locater]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913388 United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 ]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913388 United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 ]<br>
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<center>'''Census'''</center><br>  
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<center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center>  
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<center>FamilySearch </center>  
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<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center><br>
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<center</center> <center> [FamilySearch.org]</center><br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>
 
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<center>[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CNWMwbKk7LsCFQqCQgodC3gAnA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry] ($) </center>  
<center>[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CNWMwbKk7LsCFQqCQgodC3gAnA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry] ($) </center>
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<center>'''Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860'''</center> <br>  
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8055 1850] <br>  
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8055 1850] <br>  
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7668 1860]
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7668 1860]
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<center>'''State Census'''</center>  
 
<center>'''State Census'''</center>  
 
See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>  
 
See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>  
 
<center>[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]</center> <center>'''Collections''' </center>  
 
<center>[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]</center> <center>'''Collections''' </center>  
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860] <br>
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860] <br>  
*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]<br>
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*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]<br>  
*[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]<br>
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*[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]<br>  
*[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]<br>
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*[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]<br>  
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
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<center>'''Land Records'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Land Records'''</center> <br>  
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<center>'''Migration''' </center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Migration''' </center> <br>  
*[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] by Emory University (information on more than 35,000 slave voyages) <br>
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*[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] by Emory University (information on more than 35,000 slave voyages) <br>  
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade<br>
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*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade<br>  
 
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library <br>
 
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library <br>
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<center>'''Military Records'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Military Records'''</center> <br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230] <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center> <br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230] <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center> <br>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]<br>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications]<br>
  
Daughters of the American Revolution [http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search/?Tab_ID=1 Genealogical Research System] <br>
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Daughters of the American Revolution [http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search/?Tab_ID=1 Genealogical Research System] <br>  
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''War of 1812'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''War of 1812'''''</span></center>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916219 War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916219 War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]<br>
 
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>  
*[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>
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*[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598 <br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598 <br>
  
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<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
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<center>'''Historical newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Historical newspapers'''</center>  
 
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
 
*[[Digital Historical Newspapers|Digital Historical Newspapers]] <br>  
 
*[[Digital Historical Newspapers|Digital Historical Newspapers]] <br>  
*[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home Online Historical Newspapers Website] <br>(lists of both free and $)
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home Online Historical Newspapers Website] <br>(lists of both free and $)  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives Wikipedia] (lists both free and $)<br> [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ genealogybank.com] ($)<br> '''Library of Congress'''  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives Wikipedia] (lists both free and $)<br> [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ genealogybank.com] ($)<br> '''Library of Congress'''  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Historic American Newspapers] <br>  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Historic American Newspapers] <br>  
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*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
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<center>'''Current newspapers'''</center><br>  
 
<center>'''Current newspapers'''</center><br>  
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/news/ RootsWeb Newspaper Index].Database contains 454,372 records (48,485 surnames). Selected states, counties and newspapers (as contributed).  
 
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/news/ RootsWeb Newspaper Index].Database contains 454,372 records (48,485 surnames). Selected states, counties and newspapers (as contributed).  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
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<center>'''African American Newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''African American Newspapers'''</center>  
 
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*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
 
*[http://www.blackrefer.com/newspapers.html] <br>  
 
*[http://www.blackrefer.com/newspapers.html] <br>  
 
*[http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper] <br>
 
*[http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper] <br>
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<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ North American Slave Narratives]<br>  
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ North American Slave Narratives]<br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/61226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Series 1 and 2] make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972- <br><br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/61226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Series 1 and 2] make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972- <br><br>
 
<center>'''Periodicals''' <center></center><br>  
 
<center>'''Periodicals''' <center></center><br>  
*[http://www.readex.com/content/african-american-periodicals-1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995] from Readex
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*[http://www.readex.com/content/african-american-periodicals-1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995] from Readex  
*[http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/results?sid=725c0b79-c017-4964-8613-2eadc0f36886%40sessionmgr110&vid=3&hid=108&bquery=African+American+Periodical&bdata=JmRiPTMxaCZ0eXBlPTAmc2l0ZT1laG9zdC1saXZl American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection] from Ebsco
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*[http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/results?sid=725c0b79-c017-4964-8613-2eadc0f36886%40sessionmgr110&vid=3&hid=108&bquery=African+American+Periodical&bdata=JmRiPTMxaCZ0eXBlPTAmc2l0ZT1laG9zdC1saXZl American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection] from Ebsco  
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest
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*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest  
 
*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest
 
*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest
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<center>'''Repositories'''</center><br> <center>National Archives</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Repositories'''</center><br> <center>National Archives</center> <br>  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History] <br>
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History] <br>
 
<center>Library of Congress</center> <br>  
 
<center>Library of Congress</center> <br>  
 
*[http://id.loc.gov/search/q=African+American&q=cs%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fid.loc.gov%2Fauthorities%2Fsubjects Library of Congress - African American] <br>
 
*[http://id.loc.gov/search/q=African+American&q=cs%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fid.loc.gov%2Fauthorities%2Fsubjects Library of Congress - African American] <br>
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]<br>  
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html]<br> *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br> *[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <br>
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html]<br> *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br> *[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <br>  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/slavery-records.html Records that pertain to American Slavery and the International Slave Trade *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/slavery-records.html Records that pertain to American Slavery and the International Slave Trade *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br>  
 
*[http://secure.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx?sessionID=ppdgsm45pltpj3555fcaig55&returnURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.slavery.amdigital.co.uk%2fDefault.aspx&login=http://www.slavery.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx&cookiesTesting=true Slavery ,Abolition, and Social Justice]from Adam Matthew Digital
 
*[http://secure.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx?sessionID=ppdgsm45pltpj3555fcaig55&returnURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.slavery.amdigital.co.uk%2fDefault.aspx&login=http://www.slavery.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx&cookiesTesting=true Slavery ,Abolition, and Social Justice]from Adam Matthew Digital
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<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
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Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]<br>
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*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]<br>
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]<br>
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*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one. <br>
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com] <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]
*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($) <br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] <br>
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine] <br>
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*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]
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*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.  
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com]  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($)  
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This page is dedicated to Online African American Collections. When searching the online databases and collections search by the individuals name, state, or record type.

African American Online Database
This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.
Vital Records
Births


Marriages


Deaths


'Bank Records


African American Biography

Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land


Cemeteries


Census

US Federal 1790-1940

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Ancestry ($)


Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860


State Census

See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in:

Example New York Census
Collections


Land Records


Migration


Military Records

Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System

War of 1812
Civil War

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Newspapers


Historical newspapers



Current newspapers


African American Newspapers



Lathan A. Windley, Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790, 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia.

Oral History


The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,

  • Series 1 and 2 make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972-

Periodicals


Repositories

National Archives

Library of Congress

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -


Slave Trade


Southern Claims Commission


Online Sources

Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy






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Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org