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*{{RecordSearch|2328125|Arkansas, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1864-1872}} Images Only.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8755 Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1871] ($)
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ar/ African American Cemeteries Online]<br><br>
  
 
A list of resources of African Americans in Arkansas. Includes some church records from 1944-1983, military records from the Civil War and other research helps.  
 
A list of resources of African Americans in Arkansas. Includes some church records from 1944-1983, military records from the Civil War and other research helps.  
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=== Online Records  ===
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2328125 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1864-1872]
  
 
=== Introduction  ===
 
=== Introduction  ===
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=== Biography  ===
 
=== Biography  ===
  
''George Berry Washington, Black Plantation Owner''. By Iroquois Research Institute&nbsp;; prepared for Historic Preservation Associates. - Fairfax, Va.&nbsp;: The Institute, 1981. - iv, 84 leaves&nbsp;: ill. F415.C9 W373  
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''George Berry Washington, Black Plantation Owner''. By Iroquois Research Institute prepared for Historic Preservation Associates. - Fairfax, Va.: The Institute, 1981. - iv, 84 leaves: ill. F415.C9 W373  
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
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=== Churches  ===
 
=== Churches  ===
  
*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=412 Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church records from 1944-1983] are located in the state archives (Arkansas History Commission). This collection contains the church board, treasurer, and Sunday school records of the Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), of Sweet Home, Arkansas, 1944-1983.
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*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=412 Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church records from 1944-1983] are located in the state archives (Arkansas History Commission). This collection contains the church board, treasurer, and Sunday school records of the Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), of Sweet Home, Arkansas, 1944-1983.  
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*First Missionary Baptist Church [Little Rock] (1845- ) [http://www.blackpast.org/aah/first-missionary-baptist-church-little-rock-arkansas-1845 History]
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
  
== Funeral Homes ==
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=== Genealogy ===
  
== Genealogy  ==
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*[http://arkansasgravestones.org/view.php?id=43162 Arkansas Gravestones]
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*[http://agp.arkansasgravestones.org/ Arkansas Gravestones Project]
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/ Arkansas Gen Web]
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**[http://www.argenweb.net/pulaski/ Pulaski County, Arkansas Gen Web page]
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
== Newspapers  ==
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
== Military  ==
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=== Military  ===
  
 
*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=1203 Arkansas and Missouri Union Army muster rolls 1863-1864] Contains the muster rolls for the Second and Third Regiments, Arkansas Infantry volunteers of African descent, and a couple of Missouri regiments (Arkansas History Commission).  
 
*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=1203 Arkansas and Missouri Union Army muster rolls 1863-1864] Contains the muster rolls for the Second and Third Regiments, Arkansas Infantry volunteers of African descent, and a couple of Missouri regiments (Arkansas History Commission).  
 
*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=650 Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers of African Descent, United States of America, records] This collection contains records pertaining to Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers, United States Army, during the Civil War.
 
*[http://www.ark-cat.com/search/detail.aspx?id=650 Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers of African Descent, United States of America, records] This collection contains records pertaining to Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers, United States Army, during the Civil War.
  
== Probate Records  ==
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
== School Records  ==
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=== School Records  ===
  
== Societies and Organizations  ==
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=== Societies and Organizations  ===
  
 
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~araahgs/ AAHGS Arkansas Chapter ]<br>P.O. Box 4294<br>Little Rock, AR 72214  
 
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~araahgs/ AAHGS Arkansas Chapter ]<br>P.O. Box 4294<br>Little Rock, AR 72214  
  
== Voting Registers  ==
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[http://www.mosaictemplarscenter.com/ Mosaic Templars of America] (MTA) <br> Mosaic Templars Cultural Center<br> 501 W. Ninth Street <br> Little Rock, Arkansas 72201<br> (501) 683-3593
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=== Time Line ===
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1859 Arkansas law ordered free Negroes and mulattoes to leave the state by the end of the year or select a master "who must give bond not to allow such Negroes to act as free."
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Free Negroes were to carry at all times his "free papers"(manumission) which gave his name and description and explained just how his freedom had been obtained.
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=== Voting Registers  ===
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
== Books  ==
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=== Books  ===
  
*Taylor, Orville W. ''Negro Slavery in Arkansas''. Fayetteville, Arkansas&nbsp;: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. {{FHL|1013376|item|disp=FHL book 976.77 F2t}} {{WorldCat|427195|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
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*Taylor, Orville W. ''Negro Slavery in Arkansas''. Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. {{FHL|1013376|item|disp=FHL book 976.77 F2t}} {{WorldCat|427195|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
  
*Burton, Arthur T. ''Black, Buckskin and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier.'' Austin, Texas&nbsp;: Eaton Press, 1999. {{FHL|824765|item|disp=FHL book 978 F2b}} {{WorldCat|41488875|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
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*Burton, Arthur T. ''Black, Buckskin and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier.'' Austin, Texas: Eaton Press, 1999. {{FHL|824765|item|disp=FHL book 978 F2b}} {{WorldCat|41488875|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
  
*Clark, John Franklin. ''A Brief History of Negro Baptists in Arkansas&nbsp;: A Story of Their Progress and Development, 1867-1939.'' Pine Bluff, Ark.&nbsp;;: [s.n.], 1938. {{WorldCat|18582044|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
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*Clark, John Franklin. ''A Brief History of Negro Baptists in Arkansas: A Story of Their Progress and Development, 1867-1939.'' Pine Bluff, Ark.: [s.n.], 1938. {{WorldCat|18582044|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat).}}
  
 
*Works Project Administration. ''Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves''. Arkansas Narratives, Parts 1–7. Digital version at [http://archive.org/search.php?query=arkansas%20narratives%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts Internet Archive] made available by Project Gutenberg.
 
*Works Project Administration. ''Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves''. Arkansas Narratives, Parts 1–7. Digital version at [http://archive.org/search.php?query=arkansas%20narratives%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts Internet Archive] made available by Project Gutenberg.
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*[http://www.ark-ives.com/abhac/ Black History Commission of Arkansas] - Arkansas History Commission and State Archives[http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/aa.htm]
 
*[http://www.ark-ives.com/abhac/ Black History Commission of Arkansas] - Arkansas History Commission and State Archives[http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/aa.htm]
  
*[http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/aa.htm "Arkansas African-American Records"] at Arkansas Genealogy - Provides resources, including links to African American cemeteries, military records, slave records, and more.
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*[http://www.arkansasgenealogy.com/aa "Arkansas African-American Records"] at Arkansas Genealogy - Provides resources, including links to African American cemeteries, military records, slave records, and more.
  
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 21 March 2017

Arkansas Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Arkansas Background
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Local Research Resources
United States
African American Research
Arkansas
African-American Resources

Online Resources

A list of resources of African Americans in Arkansas. Includes some church records from 1944-1983, military records from the Civil War and other research helps.



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Help Index Freedmen's Bureau Records
Help yourself and others find their African American ancestors by participating in the Discover Freedmen Indexing Project. June 19th Press Conference



Online Records

Introduction

A Research Strategy

Archives and Libraries

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Biography

George Berry Washington, Black Plantation Owner. By Iroquois Research Institute prepared for Historic Preservation Associates. - Fairfax, Va.: The Institute, 1981. - iv, 84 leaves: ill. F415.C9 W373

Census

Churches

Funeral Homes

Genealogy

History

Newspapers

Military

Probate Records

School Records

Societies and Organizations

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)
AAHGS Arkansas Chapter
P.O. Box 4294
Little Rock, AR 72214

Mosaic Templars of America (MTA)
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
501 W. Ninth Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 683-3593

Time Line

1859 Arkansas law ordered free Negroes and mulattoes to leave the state by the end of the year or select a master "who must give bond not to allow such Negroes to act as free."

Free Negroes were to carry at all times his "free papers"(manumission) which gave his name and description and explained just how his freedom had been obtained.

Voting Registers

References

Books

  • Clark, John Franklin. A Brief History of Negro Baptists in Arkansas: A Story of Their Progress and Development, 1867-1939. Pine Bluff, Ark.: [s.n.], 1938. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Works Project Administration. Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves. Arkansas Narratives, Parts 1–7. Digital version at Internet Archive made available by Project Gutenberg.