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The following resources are useful for researching African Americans in the District of Columbia:  
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{{AfrAmDC}} The following resources are useful for researching African Americans in the District of Columbia:  
 
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*''Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-1863.'' Washington [District of Columbia]: Filmed by the National Archives, 1963. {{FHL|131946|item|disp=FHL films 1299303–6}} An indexed digital version of this collection is available on Ancestry (a pay site) as [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2159 "Washington, D.C., Slave Owner Petitions, 1862-1863."]
 
*''Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-1863.'' Washington [District of Columbia]: Filmed by the National Archives, 1963. {{FHL|131946|item|disp=FHL films 1299303–6}} An indexed digital version of this collection is available on Ancestry (a pay site) as [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2159 "Washington, D.C., Slave Owner Petitions, 1862-1863."]
  
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Online Records
The following resources are useful for researching African Americans in the District of Columbia: 

Biography

  • Caldwell, A.B., editor. History of the American Negro, Washington, D. C. Edition. Volume 6. Atlanta, Georgia: A.B. Caldwell Publishing Co., 1922. Digital version at Internet Archive. Biographies of many prominent black men and women of Washington, D.C.

Newspapers

  • The Bee Full-text of this African-American D.C. newspaper digitized and hosted online by the Library of Congress. Covers 1882-1884.

Slave Records