African American Resources for New York

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=== Military   ===
 
=== Military   ===
  
''"[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  
  
 
*[http://www.archives.com/Patriots Patriots of Color]. Free database at Archives.com. Includes details about 50 black New Yorkers in the Revolutionary War.<ref>Dick Eastman, "Archives.com to Publish the Patriots of Color Database," ''Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter,'' 24 February 2012, http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2012/02/archivescom-to-publish-the-patriots-of-color-database.html.</ref><br>
 
*[http://www.archives.com/Patriots Patriots of Color]. Free database at Archives.com. Includes details about 50 black New Yorkers in the Revolutionary War.<ref>Dick Eastman, "Archives.com to Publish the Patriots of Color Database," ''Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter,'' 24 February 2012, http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2012/02/archivescom-to-publish-the-patriots-of-color-database.html.</ref><br>
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''[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"'''''<b>by Harry Bradshaw </b>
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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;:] 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.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 02:18, 25 February 2012

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

  • Patriots of Color. Free database at Archives.com. Includes details about 50 black New Yorkers in the Revolutionary War.[1]

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 

References

  1. Dick Eastman, "Archives.com to Publish the Patriots of Color Database," Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, 24 February 2012, http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2012/02/archivescom-to-publish-the-patriots-of-color-database.html.