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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Louisiana|Louisiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''African-American Resources for Louisiana'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Louisiana Genealogy|Louisiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''African-American Resources for Louisiana'''  
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=== Online Resources ===
  
=== Archives and Libraries<br>  ===
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7382&cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0002421477&o_lid=0002421477&o_sch=Affiliate+External Louisiana Freed Slave Records, 1719-1820]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1562 New Orleans, Louisiana, Slave Manifests, 1807-1860] Index and images ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1944 U.S., Interviews with Former Slaves, 1936-1938]
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*{{RecordSearch|2333781|Louisiana, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872}} Images Only.
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*[http://archives.arch-no.org/sfpc.php Archdiocese of New Orleans Office of Archives, Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records in the Archives]
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*[http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/fields.php Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy Database]
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*[http://nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/vcp/emancip.htm Louisiana. Parish Court (Orleans Parish), Index to Slave Emancipation Petitions, 1814-1843]
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/slavedata/manifests.html A Partial Transcription of Inward Slave Manifests, Port of New Orleans] (1818 to 1860), index
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/afamer.htm USGenWeb African American Genealogy].<br><br>
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A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Louisiana. <br>
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| valign="bottom" align="center" | '''''Help Index Freedmen's Bureau Records'''''
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| Help yourself and others find their African American ancestors by participating in the [http://www.discoverfreedmen.org/ Discover Freedmen Indexing Project]. [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631024/LDS-Church-FamilySearch-launch-project-to-index-Freedmen7s-Bureau-records-of-4-million-former.html?pg=all June 19th Press Conference]
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/90/Default.aspx Louisiana State Archives]  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/90/Default.aspx Louisiana State Archives]  
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*[http://www.nutrias.org/~nopl/spec/speclist.htm African American Resource Center at the New Orleans Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.nutrias.org/~nopl/spec/speclist.htm African American Resource Center at the New Orleans Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.lsus.edu/library/archives/index.htm Noel Memorial Library]
 
*[http://www.lsus.edu/library/archives/index.htm Noel Memorial Library]
 
{{Adoption LAGenWeb}}
 
  
 
*Perkins, A.E.''Who's Who in Colored Louisiana.'' Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan Co., 1930, Microform of original. {{FHL|214394|item|disp= FHL film 1303161, item 6}}<br>
 
*Perkins, A.E.''Who's Who in Colored Louisiana.'' Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan Co., 1930, Microform of original. {{FHL|214394|item|disp= FHL film 1303161, item 6}}<br>
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*Burkett, Randall K., Nancy Hall, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. eds. ''Black Biographical Dictionaries''. Alexandria, Virginia: Chadwyck-Healy, Inc., 198-{{FHL|509200|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049870, first of 349 fiche; book 973 F23bbd}}
 
*Burkett, Randall K., Nancy Hall, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. eds. ''Black Biographical Dictionaries''. Alexandria, Virginia: Chadwyck-Healy, Inc., 198-{{FHL|509200|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049870, first of 349 fiche; book 973 F23bbd}}
  
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=== Church Records  ===
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[http://archives.arch-no.org/sfpc.php Slave and Free People of Color] Baptismal Records in the Archives-Archdiocese of New Orleans (1777- 1812)
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
[http://www.jstor.org/stable/3035611?seq=1&Search=yes&searchText=louisiana&searchText=slavery&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicResults%3Fhp%3D25%26la%3D%26wc%3Don%26acc%3Don%26gw%3Djtx%26jcpsi%3D1%26artsi%3D1%26Query%3Dslavery%2Blouisiana%26sbq%3Dslavery%2Blouisiana%26prq%3Dvoter%2527s%2Blouisiana%26si%3D26%26jtxsi%3D26&prevSearch=&item=42&ttl=1325&returnArticleService=showFullText&resultsServiceName=null People of Color in Lousiana: Part I]<br>Alice Dunbar-Nelson<br>Page 361 of 361-376  
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[http://www.jstor.org/stable/3035611?seq=1&Search=yes&searchText=louisiana&searchText=slavery&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicResults%3Fhp%3D25%26la%3D%26wc%3Don%26acc%3Don%26gw%3Djtx%26jcpsi%3D1%26artsi%3D1%26Query%3Dslavery%2Blouisiana%26sbq%3Dslavery%2Blouisiana%26prq%3Dvoter%2527s%2Blouisiana%26si%3D26%26jtxsi%3D26&prevSearch=&item=42&ttl=1325&returnArticleService=showFullText&resultsServiceName=null People of Color in Louisiana: Part I]<br>Alice Dunbar-Nelson<br>Page 361 of 361-376  
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''Who's Who in Colored Louisiana, 1930''. / A. E. Perkins, Editor. - Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan CO., [1930]. - 153p.: ill, plates (1 fold), ports., facsim.E185.94 L6 W5
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
[http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/lnp/ Newspaper Webindex:] &nbsp;The Louisiana Newspaper Project  
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[http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/lnp/ Newspaper Webindex:]The Louisiana Newspaper Project  
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=== Time Line ===
  
=== Online Resources<br> ===
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'''1830''' A Louisiana act ordered the deportation within sixty days of any free Negro who had not lived within the state prior to 1825.
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=== Vital Records  ===
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/birth-alpha.htm Alphabetical Birth Indexes for Orleans Parish] 1796-1900 by USGenWeb
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=== Online Communities  ===
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[https://www.facebook.com/ForgottenPeopleCaneRiverCreoles Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color]A Facebook page providing resources about a community in Natchitoches (northwestern Lousiana)founded during colonial days by a Creole family.
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=== Online Resources  ===
  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/640/Default.aspx Louisiana Death Records 1911-1956]  
 
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/640/Default.aspx Louisiana Death Records 1911-1956]  
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7382 Louisiana Free Slave Records,1719-1820]. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall. [Database on line]''Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1719-1820.''  
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7382 Louisiana Free Slave Records,1719-1820]<span class="gmw_">. Dr. Gwendolyn <span class="gm_ gm_3abd8490-3e0a-6116-1407-90e28a7991ba gm-spell">Midlo</span> Hall. [Database on line]</span>''Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1719-1820.''  
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*''[http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/ Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719-1820]. ''
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*''The Large Slaveholder of Louisiana 1860. ''Joseph Karl Menn. New Orleans: Pelican Publishing Co., 1964. {{FHL|635958|item|desp=FHL book 973 H6m pt 1-3}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/large-slaveholders-of-the-deep-south-1860/oclc/866334228 WorldCat]
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*[http://www.historicpathways.com/ Historic Pathways]. Elizabeth Shown Mills. (An online archives of many peer-reviewed articles and papers relating to Louisiana's Creole history,<span class="gm_ gm_ea46509a-47db-092a-c7e3-53f9f0191c34 gm-spell gm_tiny"> </span>particular Cane River and the Red River Valley.)
 
*[http://louisianalineagelegacies.blogspot.com/ Louisiana Lineage Legacies]<br>  
 
*[http://louisianalineagelegacies.blogspot.com/ Louisiana Lineage Legacies]<br>  
 
*[http://www.crt.state.la.us/hp/nationalregister/historicplacesdatabase.aspx Louisiana National Register of Historic Places] (Excellent resource with photos and history)  
 
*[http://www.crt.state.la.us/hp/nationalregister/historicplacesdatabase.aspx Louisiana National Register of Historic Places] (Excellent resource with photos and history)  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1116 Bossier Parish Cemeteries] (Find A Grave)<br>  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1116 Bossier Parish Cemeteries] (Find A Grave)<br>  
 
*[http://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/index.php?browseby=name Louisiana Digital Archives]  
 
*[http://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/index.php?browseby=name Louisiana Digital Archives]  
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/fbr.html Freedmen's Bureau for 1865-1868 in Caddo and Bossier Parishes]<br>  
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*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/fbr.html <span class="gmw_"><span class="gm_ gm_4511b39a-807a-b965-4580-bd8733ee5546 gm-spell">Freedmen</span>'s Bureau for 1865-1868 in Caddo and Bossier Parishes</span>]<br>  
 
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/fbr.html Louisiana History and Genealogy]<br>  
 
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/fbr.html Louisiana History and Genealogy]<br>  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots]<br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm <span class="gmw_">Louisiana African American <span class="gm_ gm_c93ec311-426b-74b7-1a6b-2f7c21f8b436 gm-spell">Griots</span></span>]<br>  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives] (USGenWeb)<br>  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives] (USGenWeb)<br>  
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/marriagerecords_A_F.html Marriage Records] (Caddo &amp;&nbsp;Bossier Parishes)  
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*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/marriagerecords_A_F.html Marriage Records] (Caddo and Bossier Parishes)  
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/slaveowners.html Plantation Records ](Caddo &amp;&nbsp;Bossier Parishes)<br>  
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*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/slaveowners.html Plantation Records ](Caddo and Bossier Parishes)<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~afamerpl/plantations_usa/LA/LA_plantations.html Louisiana Slavery]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~afamerpl/plantations_usa/LA/LA_plantations.html Louisiana Slavery]  
 
*[http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/ Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719-1830] - This website provides a searchable database for African-Americans from the Louisiana area.
 
*[http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/ Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719-1830] - This website provides a searchable database for African-Americans from the Louisiana area.
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=== Oral History  ===
 
=== Oral History  ===
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=== Slavery and Freedom  ===
 
=== Slavery and Freedom  ===
  
*[http://nutrias.org/guides/genguide/slavery.htm Records Relating to Slavery, Free People of Color, and Freedmen]&nbsp;New Orleans Public Library's Louisiana Division &amp; City Archives <br>  
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*[http://nutrias.org/guides/genguide/slavery.htm Records Relating to Slavery, Free People of Color, and Freedmen]New Orleans Public Library's Louisiana Division &amp; City Archives <br>  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ajac/labossier.htm Bossier Parish, Louisiana 1860 Slaveholder and 1870 African-Americans]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ajac/labossier.htm Bossier Parish, Louisiana 1860 Slaveholder and 1870 African-Americans]  
*[http://nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/vcp/emancip.htm Index to Slave Emancipation Petitions, 1814-1843]&nbsp;Louisiana. Parish Court (Orleans Parish)
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*[http://nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/vcp/emancip.htm Index to Slave Emancipation Petitions, 1814-1843]Louisiana. Parish Court (Orleans Parish)  
 
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/slavedata/manifests.html A Partial Transcription of Inward Slave Manifests]<br>Port of New Orleans, Record Group 36, <br>United States Customs Service, <br>Collector of Customs at New Orleans<br>Microfilm Rolls 1-3, 12 of 25 Rolls (1818 to 1860) <br>Housed at the National Archives, Washington D.C.
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Online Resources

A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Louisiana.


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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

Archives and Libraries

  • Perkins, A.E.Who's Who in Colored Louisiana. Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan Co., 1930, Microform of original. FHL film 1303161, item 6

Church Records

Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records in the Archives-Archdiocese of New Orleans (1777- 1812)

History

People of Color in Louisiana: Part I
Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Page 361 of 361-376

Who's Who in Colored Louisiana, 1930. / A. E. Perkins, Editor. - Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan CO., [1930]. - 153p.: ill, plates (1 fold), ports., facsim.E185.94 L6 W5

Newspapers

Newspaper Webindex:The Louisiana Newspaper Project

Time Line

1830 A Louisiana act ordered the deportation within sixty days of any free Negro who had not lived within the state prior to 1825.

Vital Records

Alphabetical Birth Indexes for Orleans Parish 1796-1900 by USGenWeb

Online Communities

Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of ColorA Facebook page providing resources about a community in Natchitoches (northwestern Lousiana)founded during colonial days by a Creole family.

Online Resources


Oral History

The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History

Reconstruction

Reconstruction in Louisiana after 1868 
Milledge L. Bonham, Jr.
The Mississippi Valley Historical Review
Vol. 5, No. 3 (Dec., 1918) (pp. 366-368)
Page Count: 3

Slavery and Freedom