Posts about resources for African American resources for genealogy research.

14 Jun 2017

Free 19th-Century Portrait Photographs for Genealogy Research

By |14 Jun 2017|African American Genealogy, Digital Collections|2 Comments

Miss Grace Gibbs (LC-DIG-bellcm-12452) The Library of Congress has released 25,000 free 19th-century portrait photographs for research. Digitized from glass plate negatives, the collection of 19-century portrait photographs were made by Washington [...]

10 Jun 2017

Visualizing 315 Years of the Atlantic Slave Trade

By |10 Jun 2017|African American Genealogy|0 Comments

Visualizing 315 Years of the Atlantic Slave Trade 315 years. Millions of lives. 20,528 voyages in this infographic, documented from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database. The infographic above was designed by Slate magazine's Andrew Kahn, to [...]