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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
  
[http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture]
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[http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture]  
  
[http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html ] 515 Malcolm X Boulevard<br>New York, NY 10037-1801<br>(212) 491-2200
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[http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html] 515 Malcolm X Boulevard<br>New York, NY 10037-1801<br>(212) 491-2200  
  
 
=== Estate Records  ===
 
=== Estate Records  ===
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[http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=XAjePRT97I/HDI/172130008/9 ''Estate papers, 1817''] of Brush, Ichabod, d. 1809. Mentions James Williams. Queens Borough Public Library Long Island Division 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, N.Y. 11432  
 
[http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=XAjePRT97I/HDI/172130008/9 ''Estate papers, 1817''] of Brush, Ichabod, d. 1809. Mentions James Williams. Queens Borough Public Library Long Island Division 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, N.Y. 11432  
  
''[http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=zQwFBHqO6w/HDI/172130008/9 Wilson and Jane Rantus papers, ca. 1830-1890]&nbsp;&nbsp;''Largely bills submitted by individuals and the village and town government. Letters written to Wilson Rantus from Thomas Hamilton, pioneer black journalist, 1854-1861. Other items include insurance policies for private homes, and estate papers.
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''[http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=zQwFBHqO6w/HDI/172130008/9 Wilson and Jane Rantus papers, ca. 1830-1890]&nbsp;&nbsp;''Largely bills submitted by individuals and the village and town government. Letters written to Wilson Rantus from Thomas Hamilton, pioneer black journalist, 1854-1861. Other items include insurance policies for private homes, and estate papers.  
  
=== Genealogy ===
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=== Genealogy ===
  
[http://www.ocgsny.org/researchroom/researchroom.htm "Genealogical history of black families of Orange County, New York"] by Robert W. Brennan<br>
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[http://www.ocgsny.org/researchroom/researchroom.htm "Genealogical history of black families of Orange County, New York"] by Robert W. Brennan<br>  
  
 
=== Military&nbsp;  ===
 
=== Military&nbsp;  ===
  
''"[http://www.worldcat.org/title/honoring-new-yorks-forgotten-soldiers-african-americans-of-the-civil-war-with-research-examples-a-z-a-case-study-in-historiographic-genealogy/oclc/40384130&referer=brief_results Honoring New York’s Forgotten Soldiers:]&nbsp;&nbsp;African-Americans of the Civil <br>War: With Research Examples A-Z: A Case Study in Historiographic Genealogy"'' by Harry Bradshaw Matthews
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''"[http://www.worldcat.org/title/honoring-new-yorks-forgotten-soldiers-african-americans-of-the-civil-war-with-research-examples-a-z-a-case-study-in-historiographic-genealogy/oclc/40384130&referer=brief_results Honoring New York’s Forgotten Soldiers:]&nbsp;&nbsp;African-Americans of the Civil <br>War: With Research Examples A-Z: A Case Study in Historiographic Genealogy"'' by Harry Bradshaw Matthews  
  
 
=== Railroad  ===
 
=== Railroad  ===
  
[http://www.nypl.org/ead/3491 Inventory of the Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection, 1946-1954]<br>
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[http://www.nypl.org/ead/3491 Inventory of the Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection, 1946-1954]<br>  
  
=== Slavery ===
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=== Slavery ===
  
''[http://books.google.com/books?id=gRkicMFDOsEC&pg=PA7&lpg=PA7&dq=A+history+of+Negro+slavery+in+New+York&source=bl&ots=qhRr568AF2&sig=bmibpvnKuE6dliagTozlcQOAiWU&hl=en&ei=5BCvTtOHIsfTgAf46uz0Dw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q&f=false "A History of Negro Slavery in New York"] by Edgar J. Mcmanus''
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''[http://books.google.com/books?id=gRkicMFDOsEC&pg=PA7&lpg=PA7&dq=A+history+of+Negro+slavery+in+New+York&source=bl&ots=qhRr568AF2&sig=bmibpvnKuE6dliagTozlcQOAiWU&hl=en&ei=5BCvTtOHIsfTgAf46uz0Dw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q&f=false "A History of Negro Slavery in New York"] by Edgar J. Mcmanus''  
  
 
''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/free-negro-in-new-york-city-in-the-era-before-the-civil-war/oclc/29638059 "The free negro in New York City in the era before the Civil War"] ''by Rhoda Golden Freeman  
 
''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/free-negro-in-new-york-city-in-the-era-before-the-civil-war/oclc/29638059 "The free negro in New York City in the era before the Civil War"] ''by Rhoda Golden Freeman  
  
''"[http://www.worldcat.org/title/voices-from-the-front-line-new-yorks-african-american-statesmen-of-the-underground-railroad-freedom-trail-and-the-united-states-colored-troops-organized-in-the-empire-state-1863-1865-roll-call-men-of-the-20th-usct-and-26th-usct-introductory-essay-and-research-guide/oclc/46767205&referer=brief_results Voices from the front line&nbsp;:]&nbsp;&nbsp;''''New York's African American statesmen of the Underground Railroad Freedom Trail&nbsp;: and the United States Colored Troops organized in the Empire State, 1863-1865&nbsp;: roll call, men of the 20th USCT and 26th USCT&nbsp;: introductory essay and research guide" ''by Harry Bradshaw  
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''"[http://www.worldcat.org/title/voices-from-the-front-line-new-yorks-african-american-statesmen-of-the-underground-railroad-freedom-trail-and-the-united-states-colored-troops-organized-in-the-empire-state-1863-1865-roll-call-men-of-the-20th-usct-and-26th-usct-introductory-essay-and-research-guide/oclc/46767205&referer=brief_results Voices from the front line&nbsp;:]&nbsp;&nbsp;''''New York's African American statesmen of the Underground Railroad Freedom Trail&nbsp;: and the United States Colored Troops organized in the Empire State, 1863-1865&nbsp;: roll call, men of the 20th USCT and 26th USCT&nbsp;: introductory essay and research guide"'''''<b>by Harry Bradshaw </b>
  
=== Web Resources&nbsp; ===
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=== Web Resources&nbsp; ===
  
 
*[http://www.wnylrc.org/orgMain.asp?storyid=182&orgid=235 African-American Heritage in Buffalo &amp; Erie County]  
 
*[http://www.wnylrc.org/orgMain.asp?storyid=182&orgid=235 African-American Heritage in Buffalo &amp; Erie County]  
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*[http://www.nyhistory.com/aanylh/ Afro-Americans in New York Life and History]  
 
*[http://www.nyhistory.com/aanylh/ Afro-Americans in New York Life and History]  
 
*[http://www.slaveryinnewyork.org/PDFs/Life_Stories.pdf Life Stories: Profiles of Black New Yorkers During Slavery and Emancipation]
 
*[http://www.slaveryinnewyork.org/PDFs/Life_Stories.pdf Life Stories: Profiles of Black New Yorkers During Slavery and Emancipation]
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Revision as of 22:32, 31 October 2011

Contents

Archives and Libraries 

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

[1] 515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037-1801
(212) 491-2200

Estate Records

Estate papers, 1817 of Brush, Ichabod, d. 1809. Mentions James Williams. Queens Borough Public Library Long Island Division 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, N.Y. 11432

Wilson and Jane Rantus papers, ca. 1830-1890  Largely bills submitted by individuals and the village and town government. Letters written to Wilson Rantus from Thomas Hamilton, pioneer black journalist, 1854-1861. Other items include insurance policies for private homes, and estate papers.

Genealogy

"Genealogical history of black families of Orange County, New York" by Robert W. Brennan

Military 

"Honoring New York’s Forgotten Soldiers:  African-Americans of the Civil
War: With Research Examples A-Z: A Case Study in Historiographic Genealogy"
by Harry Bradshaw Matthews

Railroad

Inventory of the Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection, 1946-1954

Slavery

"A History of Negro Slavery in New York" by Edgar J. Mcmanus

"The free negro in New York City in the era before the Civil War" by Rhoda Golden Freeman

"Voices from the front line :  'New York's African American statesmen of the Underground Railroad Freedom Trail : and the United States Colored Troops organized in the Empire State, 1863-1865 : roll call, men of the 20th USCT and 26th USCT : introductory essay and research guide"by Harry Bradshaw

Web Resources