Posts about resources for African American resources for genealogy research.

4 Jan 2020

Digitization Grants for 2020

By |4 Jan 2020|African American Genealogy, Digital Collections, Naturalization Records|0 Comments

Digitization grants for 2020 were recently announced by the National Archives and Records Administration. Digitization Grants of Interest to Genealogists Unified Court Systems of New York State to support digitizing and making available freely [...]

14 Jun 2017

Free 19th-Century Portrait Photographs for Genealogy Research

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

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 D.C. photographer C.M. Bell. Bell and his [...]