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*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives]  
 
*[http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/records/index.htm Minnesota State Archives]  
 
*[http://www.statearchives.us/minnesota.htm Minnesota State Archives and Libraries]  
 
*[http://www.statearchives.us/minnesota.htm Minnesota State Archives and Libraries]  
*[http://www.mnsu.edu/find/results.php?key_words=+collections MNSU Collections] Minnesota State University  
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*[http://www.mnsu.edu/find/results.php?key_words=+collections MNSU Collections] Minnesota State University
  
 
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*Taylor, David Vassar [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140626?availability=Family%20History%20Library Blacks in Minnesota: a preliminary guide to historical sources]Call Number 977.6 A1 includes index.
 
*Taylor, David Vassar [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140626?availability=Family%20History%20Library Blacks in Minnesota: a preliminary guide to historical sources]Call Number 977.6 A1 includes index.
  
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1354893?availability=Family%20History%20Library Uncertain lives : African Americans and their first 150 years in the Red Wing, Minnesota area] by Frederick L. Johnson Call number 977.614/R1F2 Includes bibliographical references and index.
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1354893?availability=Family%20History%20Library Uncertain lives&nbsp;: African Americans and their first 150 years in the Red Wing, Minnesota area] by Frederick L. Johnson Call number 977.614/R1F2 Includes bibliographical references and index.  
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
[http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/lnp/ Newspaper Webindex:] &nbsp;The Louisiana Newspaper Project
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[http://www.archives.com/GA.aspx?_act=Obituaries&klp=5obit&cam=3394&KW2=Minnesota&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&msid=se3RX8DYZ_dc|pcrid|23786364669|pkw|minnesota%20obituaries|pmt|b&gclid=CN3d_ff-rbkCFWfhQgodoSoAcw Minnesota Obituaries!]  
  
 
=== Online Communities  ===
 
=== Online Communities  ===
  
[https://www.facebook.com/ForgottenPeopleCaneRiverCreoles Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color]&nbsp;A Facebook page providing resources about a community in&nbsp;Natchitoches (northwestern Lousiana)&nbsp;founded during colonial days by a Creole family.&nbsp;
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[http://www.maamcc.org/ Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center] Descendants of history-makers meet at Historic Fort Snelling:
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A solemn sense of history and perhaps even some ghosts were in the air Thursday at Historic Fort Snelling, when the descendants of 19th-century figures central to events involving white settlers, black slaves and American Indians came together.
  
 
=== Online Resources  ===
 
=== Online Resources  ===
  
*[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/640/Default.aspx Louisiana Death Records 1911-1956]  
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*[http://www.minnesotagenealogy.com/aa.htm Minnesota African American Records]  
*[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://search.ancestry.com/oldsearch/rectype/military/cwrd/db.aspx? Civil War Research Database -- Bibliography] $
*[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.)
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=state&FSstateid=25 Minnesota Cemeteries] (Find A Grave)<br>  
*[http://louisianalineagelegacies.blogspot.com/ Louisiana Lineage Legacies]<br>
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*[http://www.mndigital.org/reflections/ Minnesota Digital Archives]  
*[http://www.crt.state.la.us/hp/nationalregister/historicplacesdatabase.aspx Louisiana National Register of Historic Places] (Excellent resource with photos and history)
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/colored/ Minnesota African American (Rootsweb)]
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1116 Bossier Parish Cemeteries] (Find A Grave)<br>  
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*[http://www.statearchives.us/minnesota.htm Minnesota State Archives and Libraries]  
*[http://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/index.php?browseby=name Louisiana Digital Archives]  
 
*[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.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://www.redriversankofa.org/marriagerecords_A_F.html Marriage Records] (Caddo &amp;&nbsp;Bossier Parishes)
 
*[http://www.redriversankofa.org/slaveowners.html Plantation Records ](Caddo &amp;&nbsp;Bossier Parishes)<br>
 
*[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.
 
  
 
=== Oral History  ===
 
=== Oral History  ===
  
 
[http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/ The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History]  
 
[http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/ The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History]  
 
=== Reconstruction  ===
 
 
[http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/1888830?&Search=yes&searchText=louisiana&searchText=voter%27s&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dvoter%2527s%2Blouisiana%26gw%3Djtx%26acc%3Don%26prq%3Dlouisiana%26Search%3DSearch%26hp%3D25%26wc%3Don&prevSearch=&item=6&ttl=595&returnArticleService=showArticleInfo Reconstruction in Louisiana after 1868&nbsp;]<br>Milledge L. Bonham, Jr.<br>The Mississippi Valley Historical Review<br>Vol. 5, No. 3 (Dec., 1918) (pp. 366-368)<br>Page Count: 3
 
 
=== 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>
 
*[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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Archives and Libraries



History

Uncertain lives : African Americans and their first 150 years in the Red Wing, Minnesota area by Frederick L. Johnson Call number 977.614/R1F2 Includes bibliographical references and index.

Newspapers

Minnesota Obituaries!

Online Communities

Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center Descendants of history-makers meet at Historic Fort Snelling: A solemn sense of history and perhaps even some ghosts were in the air Thursday at Historic Fort Snelling, when the descendants of 19th-century figures central to events involving white settlers, black slaves and American Indians came together.

Online Resources

Oral History

The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History