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Cemeteries

Black Cemetery Network
https://blackcemeterynetwork.org/

History of African American Cemeteries
https://www.sciway.net/hist/chicora/gravematters-1.html


Free People of Color

Library of Virginia-Free Negro Registers
https://lva.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/collectionDiscovery?vid=01LVA_INST:01LVA&collectionId=
 
Free African Americans in Colonial America - The Journal of Early American Life
https://commonplace.online/article/freedom-in-the-archives/


Military

Revolutionary War

Patriots of Color Database
https://www.archives.com/Patriots

US Black and Indigenous Soldiers in the American Revolution, 1775-1783
https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/62708/

Loyalists of Color
https://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/ic/can_digital_collections/blackloyalists/index.htm

Civil War

National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors Database
https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm

United States National Library of Medicine -
Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/bindingwounds/exhibition.html

Hidden Patterns of the Civil War (University of Richmond)
https://dsl.richmond.edu/civilwar/

World War I

National Archives
https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/wwi/war

Library of Congress - World War I and Postwar Society
https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african-american-odyssey/world-war-i-and-postwar-society.html 


World War II

Tuskegee Airmen
https://tuskegeeairmen.org 

Tuskegee Airmen (National Park Service)
https://www.nps.gov/tuai/index.htm

Library of Congress - The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II
https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african-american-odyssey/depression-new-deal-and-world-war-ii.html

General Info

Afrigeneas
https://afrigeneas.org/

Documenting the American South
https://docsouth.unc.edu/

National Archives-Black Family Research Post Civil War Era
https://www.archives.gov/files/publications/ref-info-papers/rip108.pdf

Veterans Service Records WW I/WW II
https://www.archives.gov/veterans

Slavery Era Resources

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1938
https://www.loc.gov/collections/slave-narratives-from-the-federal-writers-project-1936-to-1938/about

Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Telling Their Stories
https://www.loc.gov/collections/voices-remembering-slavery/about-this-collection/

Slaves and the Courts, 1740 to 1860
https://www.loc.gov/collections/slaves-and-the-courts-from-1740-to-1860/about-this-collection/

SlaveVoyages (Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade)
https://www.slavevoyages.org/

Slavery in America-Equal Justice Initiative
https://eji.org/reports/slavery-in-america/


YouTube Videos/Channels (African American Focus)

African American Genealogical Research (Library of Congress)
https://youtu.be/kiKaEJlPaKM

Genealogy Adventures Live
https://www.youtube.com/@GenealogyAdventures

Who is Nicka Smith?
https://www.youtube.com/@whoisnickasmith

YouTube Videos/Channels (General Genealogy)


Let's Talk North Carolina Genealogy with Renate Yarborough Sanders and Taneya Koonce

https://www.youtube.com/@ncsummerseries8009

Genealogy Quick Start

https://www.youtube.com/@GenealogyQuickStart

Allen County Public Library
https://www.youtube.com/@AllenCountyPublicLibrary
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