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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px;" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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| width="50%" valign="middle" style="height: 40px;" colspan="3" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
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<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
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<center>'''Historical newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Historical newspapers'''</center>  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
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*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
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<center>'''Current newspapers'''</center><br>  
 
<center>'''Current newspapers'''</center><br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.<br>  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
  
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<center>'''African American Newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''African American Newspapers'''</center>  
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*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
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<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>  
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]<br>  
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
 
 
<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,  
 
<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,  
  
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*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest  
 
*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest
 
*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest
 
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<center>'''Repositories'''</center><br> <center>National Archives</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Repositories'''</center><br> <center>National Archives</center> <br>  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
 
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
 
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
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<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
 
*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
 
*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
 
 
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<center>'''Online Sources''' </center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">
 
<center>'''Online Sources''' </center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">
  
 
Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy
 
Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]
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*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]
 
*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]
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*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.
 
*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com]
 
*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($)
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($)
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]  
 
*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]  
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Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org  
 
Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org  
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Revision as of 15:49, 7 January 2014

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This page is dedicated to Online African American Collections. When searching the online databases and collections search by the individuals name, state, or record type.

African American Online Database
This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.
Vital Records
Births


Marriages


Deaths


'Bank Records


African American Biography

Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land


Cemeteries


Census

US Federal 1790-1940

 FamilySearch

Ancestry ($)


Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860


State Census

See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in:

Example New York Census
Collections


Land Records


Migration


Military Records

Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System

War of 1812
Civil War

Newspapers
Historical newspapers
Current newspapers

African American Newspapers


Lathan A. Windley, Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790, 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia.

Oral History


The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,

  • Series 1 and 2 make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972-

Periodicals

Repositories

National Archives

Library of Congress

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -


Slave Trade


Southern Claims Commission


Online Sources

Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy

  • Dogpile makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.


Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org