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{{AfrAmDC}} The following resources are useful for researching African Americans in the District of Columbia:  
 
{{AfrAmDC}} The following resources are useful for researching African Americans in the District of Columbia:  
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*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 [http://archive.org/stream/historyofamerica06cald#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive.] Biographies of many prominent black men and women of Washington, D.C.  
 
*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 [http://archive.org/stream/historyofamerica06cald#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive.] Biographies of many prominent black men and women of Washington, D.C.  
*Brown, Letitia Woods.  ''Free Negroes in the District of Columbia, 1790-1846''. - New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. 226 p. (The Urban Live in America Series)  E185.D6 B69
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*Brown, Letitia Woods. ''Free Negroes in the District of Columbia, 1790-1846''. - New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. 226 p. (The Urban Live in America Series) E185.D6 B69
  
 
=== Cemetery  ===
 
=== Cemetery  ===
  
''Columbian Harmony Cemetery Records, District of Columbia. 1831-1899''.  By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. for the Harmony Society. Washington, D.C. - [Washington] : Sluby, [197-?] - 357 leaves.  F193 S58   FHL Book 975.3/W1 V22s
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''Columbian Harmony Cemetery Records, District of Columbia. 1831-1899''. By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. for the Harmony Society. Washington, D.C. - [Washington] : Sluby, [197-?] - 357 leaves. F193 S58 FHL Book 975.3/W1 V22s
  
''The Old Methodist Burying Ground, Georgetown'', Washington, D.C. : a section of the Mt. Zion Cemetery as distinguished from the adjacent Female Union Band Society Burying Gound section. By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. - : [S,1.}: Sluby, 1975. - 70 p. FF193 S583  FHL Book 975 Al #7
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''The Old Methodist Burying Ground, Georgetown'', Washington, D.C. : a section of the Mt. Zion Cemetery as distinguished from the adjacent Female Union Band Society Burying Gound section. By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. - : [S,1.}: Sluby, 1975. - 70 p. FF193 S583 FHL Book 975 Al #7
  
''Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, DC '': Brief history and inscriptions / compiled by Paul E. Sluby, Sr.; edited by Stanton L. Wormley. - Washington : Columbian Harmony Society, 1984. 70 leaves F193. S585 1984  FHL Book 975.3 V38s
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''Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, DC '': Brief history and inscriptions / compiled by Paul E. Sluby, Sr.; edited by Stanton L. Wormley. - Washington : Columbian Harmony Society, 1984. 70 leaves F193. S585 1984 FHL Book 975.3 V38s
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Slave Records  ===
 
=== Slave Records  ===
  
*United States. District Court (District of Columbia). ''Records of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Relating to Slaves, 1851-1863.'' Washington, District of Columbia : Filmed by the National Archives, 1963. {{FHL|132046|item|disp=FHL films 1299307–8}} An indexed digital version of this collection is available on Ancestry (a pay site) as [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2171 "Washington, D.C., Slave Emancipation Records, 1851-1863."] An indexed transcription of the "Manumission Papers, 1857-1863" portion of this collection is available at [http://ccharity.com/content/district-columbia-manumission-papers-1857-1863 Christine's Genealogy Website].
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*United States. District Court (District of Columbia). ''Records of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Relating to Slaves, 1851-1863.'' Washington, District of Columbia: Filmed by the National Archives, 1963. {{FHL|132046|item|disp=FHL films 1299307–8}} An indexed digital version of this collection is available on Ancestry (a pay site) as [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2171 "Washington, D.C., Slave Emancipation Records, 1851-1863."] An indexed transcription of the "Manumission Papers, 1857-1863" portion of this collection is available at [http://ccharity.com/content/district-columbia-manumission-papers-1857-1863 Christine's Genealogy Website].
  
 
*''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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=== References ===
 
=== References ===
  
Sherman's Directory adn Ready Reference of the Colored Population in the District of Columbia. - Washington : Sherman Directory Company. [1913] 1 v.  Micro 54541   Lof C
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Sherman's Directory and Ready Reference of the Colored Population in the District of Columbia. - Washington : Sherman Directory Company. [1913] 1 v. Micro 54541 Lof C
  
 
{{District of Columbia|District of Columbia}} {{African American}}  
 
{{District of Columbia|District of Columbia}} {{African American}}  
  
 
[[Category:District_of_Columbia|African Americans]] [[Category:African_Americans]]
 
[[Category:District_of_Columbia|African Americans]] [[Category:African_Americans]]

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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.
  • Brown, Letitia Woods. Free Negroes in the District of Columbia, 1790-1846. - New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. 226 p. (The Urban Live in America Series) E185.D6 B69

Cemetery

Columbian Harmony Cemetery Records, District of Columbia. 1831-1899. By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. for the Harmony Society. Washington, D.C. - [Washington] : Sluby, [197-?] - 357 leaves. F193 S58 FHL Book 975.3/W1 V22s

The Old Methodist Burying Ground, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. : a section of the Mt. Zion Cemetery as distinguished from the adjacent Female Union Band Society Burying Gound section. By Paul E. Sluby, Sr. - : [S,1.}: Sluby, 1975. - 70 p. FF193 S583 FHL Book 975 Al #7

Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, DC : Brief history and inscriptions / compiled by Paul E. Sluby, Sr.; edited by Stanton L. Wormley. - Washington : Columbian Harmony Society, 1984. 70 leaves F193. S585 1984 FHL Book 975.3 V38s

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

References

Sherman's Directory and Ready Reference of the Colored Population in the District of Columbia. - Washington : Sherman Directory Company. [1913] 1 v. Micro 54541 Lof C