United States District of Columbia African Americans
Family History Library Resources
- The Bee - full-text of this African-American D.C. newspaper digitized and hosted online by the Library of Congress. Covers 1882-1884.
- District of Columbia Manumission Papers, 1857-1863
- Slave Owner Petitions, Washington, D.C., 1862-1863 ($) - via Ancestry.com
- Slave Emancipation Records, Washington, D.C., 1851-1863 ($) - via Ancestry.com. Original data source are the Records of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Relating to Slaves, 1851–1863. NARA microfilm publication M433, 3 rolls. Records of the District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.