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Genealogical Books: African American Research

  • Abajian, James, Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses, and Other Sources: An Index to Names and Subjects. G. K. Hall, Boston, 1977
     
  • Black Studies: Select Catalog of National Archives and Records Service Microfilm Publications, General Services Administration, Washington, D.C., 1973, 1984
     
  • Blockson, Charles L., Black American Records and Research, editor, Jessie Carney Smith, Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide, Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1983, pages 309-64
     
  • Burroughs, Tony, Black Roots: A Beginnerís Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree, Fireside Books, New York, 2001
     
  • Byers, Paula K, editor, African American Genealogical Sourcebook, Gale Research, Detroit, 1995
     
  • Everly, Elaine, Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C., 1973
     
  • Newman, Debra L., List of Free Black Heads of Families in the First Census of the United States, National Archives, Washington, D.C., 1973
     
  • Reed, Robert D., How and Where to Research Your Ethnic-American Cultural Heritage: Black Americans, published by the author, Saratoga, Calif., 1979
     
  • Rose, James, and Alice Eicholz, Black Genesis, Gale Research, Detroit, 1978
     
  • Rose, Willie Lee, editor, Documentary History of Slavery in North America, Oxford University Press, New York, 1976
     
  • Schatz, Walter, Directory of Afro-American Resources, R. R. Bowker, New York, 1970
     
  • Streets, David H., Slave Genealogy: A Research Guide with Case Studies, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, Maryland, 1986
     
  • Woodson, Carter G., Free Negro Heads of Families in the United States Census of 1830, Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1925
     

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