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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
FamilySearch

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

American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860


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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