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

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 [...]

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 [...]

14 Feb 2017

Love Stories Found in Formerly Enslaved Narratives

By |14 Feb 2017|African American Genealogy, Holidays|0 Comments

Happy St. Valentine's Day to my readers. Today's post is about love stories found in formerly enslaved narratives at the Library of Congress. These narratives are available here: Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from [...]

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