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Black Cemetery Network

History of African American Cemeteries

Free People of Color

Library of Virginia-Free Negro Registers
Free African Americans in Colonial America - The Journal of Early American Life


Revolutionary War

Patriots of Color Database

US Black and Indigenous Soldiers in the American Revolution, 1775-1783

Loyalists of Color

Civil War

National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors Database

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

Hidden Patterns of the Civil War (University of Richmond)

World War I

National Archives

Library of Congress - World War I and Postwar Society 

World War II

Tuskegee Airmen 

Tuskegee Airmen (National Park Service)

Library of Congress - The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II

General Info


Documenting the American South

National Archives-Black Family Research Post Civil War Era

Veterans Service Records WW I/WW II

Slavery Era Resources

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1938

Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Telling Their Stories

Slaves and the Courts, 1740 to 1860

SlaveVoyages (Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade)

Slavery in America-Equal Justice Initiative

YouTube Videos/Channels (African American Focus)

African American Genealogical Research (Library of Congress)

Genealogy Adventures Live

Who is Nicka Smith?

YouTube Videos/Channels (General Genealogy)

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

Genealogy Quick Start

Allen County Public Library
National Office

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.

P. O. Box 73067
Washington, DC 20056-3067


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