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[[African American Research|African American Research ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''African American Online Genealogy Records'''
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[African American Research|African American Research ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''African American Online Genealogy Records''' <br>  
 
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[African American Genealogy]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] African American Online Databases''<br>  
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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. <br>  
 
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. <br>  
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[https://familysearch.org/african-american-genealogy African American Genealogy]
  
 
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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>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1414908 Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1815-1869]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1414908 Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1815-1869]
  
 
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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]  
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*[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).  
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*[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>[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/biography.htm Biography] <center></center>
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<center>'''African American Biography'''</center> <br>
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/biography.htm Biography]  
<center></center> <center>'''Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land'''</center>  
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*[http://aabd.chadwyck.com/ African American Biographical Database] - from Chadwyck-Healey. Information for more than 30,000 African Americans (1790-1950) <br>
[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956?ET_CID=45284855&ET_RID=healeyje@familysearch.org U. S. Public Records Index 1970-2010]  
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<center>'''Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land'''</center>  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br>  
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*[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>  
<center>'''Census'''</center></center></center> <center><center><center><br> </center> <center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center>
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*[http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ Veterans Administration Gravesite Locater]
FamilySearch<br>example <br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913388 United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 ]<br>
  
Ancestry<br> Slave Schedules  
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<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''US Federal 1790-1940'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 1880 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1610551 1890 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 1900 United States Census ]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 1910 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 1920 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 1930 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CNWMwbKk7LsCFQqCQgodC3gAnA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry] ($) <br>
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860'''''</span><br> </center>
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8055 1850] <br>
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7668 1860] <br>
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''State Census'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>
  
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*[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]<br>
<center>'''State Census'''</center>
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<center>'''Collections''' </center>  
 
<center>'''Collections''' </center>  
[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]  
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860] <br>
 
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*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]<br>
[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]  
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*[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]<br>
 
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*[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]<br>
[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]  
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
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[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]  
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[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]  
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<center></center> <center>'''Land Records'''</center></center></center> <center><center>'''Military Records'''</center> <center><br></center> <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center> <br>  
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<center>'''Land Records'''</center> <br>
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]  
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<center>'''Migration''' </center> <br>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]  
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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>
 
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*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade<br>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications ]  
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*[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>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230] <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center> <br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications]<br>
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*[http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search/?Tab_ID=1 Genealogical Research System of Daughters of the American Revolution] <br>
 
<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>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]<br>
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Civil War'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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*[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>
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*[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/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598 <br>
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]
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| <center>'''Newspapers'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Historical newspapers'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>
 
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*[[Digital Historical Newspapers|Digital Historical Newspapers]] <br>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home Online Historical Newspapers Website] <br>(lists of both free and $)  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives Wikipedia] (lists both free and $)<br> [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ genealogybank.com] ($)<br>
| valign="middle" | <center><center><center>'''Newspapers'''</center></center> <br> <center><center>Historical newspapers</center></center><br>  
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Library of Congress'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com] ($).<br> [http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com] <br>($). [[Digital Historical Newspapers|Digital Historical Newspapers]] (free)<br> [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://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Historic American Newspapers] (free) <br>[http://news.google.com/archivesearch Google News Archive] (free)<br> [http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US] <br>[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Historic American Newspapers] <br>  
<center><center>Current newspapers</center></center> <br>  
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*[http://news.google.com/archivesearch Google News Archive] <br>  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.  
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*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
*[http://www.abyznewslinks.com/unitemd.htm ABYZ Newslinks] (free) has a directory of links to newspapers online organized by state and city.  
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*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
*[http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/usmaryla.htm OnlineNewspapers.com] (free) links to United States newspapers online.  
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Current Newspapers'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.<br>
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*[http://www.abyznewslinks.com/unitemd.htm ABYZ Newslinks] (free) has a directory of links to newspapers online organized by state and city.<br>
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*[http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/usmaryla.htm OnlineNewspapers.com] (free) links to United States newspapers online.<br>
 
*[http://www.shgresources.com/md/newspapers/ SHG Resources State Handbook and Guide] (free) links to current U.S. newspapers online.  
 
*[http://www.shgresources.com/md/newspapers/ SHG Resources State Handbook and Guide] (free) links to current U.S. newspapers online.  
 
*[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>
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
<center><center>African American Newspapers</center></center>  
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''African American Newspapers'''''</span><br> </center><br>  
http://www.allied-media.com/Publications/african_american_newspapers.htm <br> http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/misc/afrnews.html<br> http://www.blackrefer.com/newspapers.html <br> [http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper]<br>  
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*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
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*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
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*[http://www.blackrefer.com/newspapers.html Newspaper] <br>  
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*[http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper Harvard Newspaper] <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.  
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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>  
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<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
<center><center><center>'''Oral History'''</center></center></center>  
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<span id="1389016818011S" style="display: none;" />  
<span id="1389016818011S" style="display: none;" />[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>
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<center></center> <center><center>[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ North American Slave Narratives]</center></center> <center><center>[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]</center>
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[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
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''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement, [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/61226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Series 1 and 2] make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972-'''<br>'''</center>
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<center><center></center>'''Photographs'''</center><center></center><center><center></center>'''Repositories'''<center><center></center><center><center></center>'''National Archives'''</center><center></center> <br>
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[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
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[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History]  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>
<center><center></center>'''Slave Trade'''</center><center><center>
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>
[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ North American Slave Narratives]<br>
http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/slavery-records.html Records that pertain to American Slavery and the International Slave Trade</center> <br> <center><center></center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''<center></center>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]<br>
[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission]  
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">
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*''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography'' by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,
</span></center> '''Online Sources''' <center></center> <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>
Search for: African American, Black Americans African American Genealogy,  
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<center>'''Periodicals''' <center></center><br>
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*[http://www.readex.com/content/african-american-periodicals-1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995] from Readex
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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
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*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest
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*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest
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<center>'''Repositories'''</center><br> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''National Archives'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History] <br>
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Library of Congress'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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*[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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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]<br>
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*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br>  
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*[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <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]
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*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br>  
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*[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>  
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*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
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<center>'''Online Sources''' </center>  
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*Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]
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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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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]
  
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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 Genealogy

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

Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860
State Census

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

Collections


Land Records


Migration

Military Records

War of 1812
Civil War

Newspapers
Historical newspapers

Library of Congress

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

Periodicals

Repositories

National Archives

Library of Congress

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Slave Trade

Southern Claims Commission
Online Sources


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