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Training Tool

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Process/Presentation

2016 Presentation at Grand Avenue Community Center, McAlester
2015 Presentation
 
 
 

Podcast/Training Courses

Resources for African American Genealogy Research
Ancestry - Playslist African American Genealogy 6 videos
Family Tree Magazine FTMP 81
Genealogy 101
Resources for African American Genealogy
African American Family History: Breaking the 1870 Wall
African American Research Challenges
Henry Louis Gates: Genealogy and African American History
Best Internet Resources for African American Genealogy
 

Wiki/URL

Cyndislist African-American
Family Search African-American Resources for Oklahoma
Family Search African American Research
OKLAHOMA’S ALL-BLACK TOWNS
Langston City Herald
Library of Congress The Langston City Hearald
They have one edition 11/17/1892
Black Archives of Mid-America
Pioneer newspaper, c1898-1905 - available in the Muskogee library
Virginia Historical Society - Collection related to African decent
 
 

BlogsHandouts

Ancestry - African American Family Research
The African-Native American Genealogy Blog
"...many of his slaves did survive, and quite a few mentioned him as their slave owner during the years of the Dawes Commission...."

Restoring Slave Families Using USCT Pension Records
The Great Migration: How to Find Your African-American Ancestors,
Part 1
Part 2
The Online Reference Guide to African American History
Using the Slave Narratives for African American Research
       

Books

Journey to Freedom: A Genealogical Study of an African American Family and the Political and Social Issues that impacted their lives, 1778-2013
Review
Roots
"AKEE TREE - A Descendant's Quest For His Slave Ancestors on the Eskridge Plantations"
   

DNA

DNA - The Details
Exactly How 'Black' Is Black America?
     

Slavery

American Slavery As It Is:
Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses
WikipediA
Slave Trade From Africa to the Americas
How Slavery Expanded Across the United States
Map of slavery in USA 1830
Chronicles of Oklahoma
Volume 11, No. 4
December, 1933
SLAVERY IN THE CHEROKEE NATION
Oklahoma Slave Narratives Index125
OSU digital collection - search on Slave 299 hits
Indian Pioneer Collection search on Slave
National Archives - The Book of Negroes
The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes
History of Slavery and the Atlantic Slave Trade
       

Buffalo Soldier

WikipediA
Buffalo Soldier National Museum in Houston, Texas
Indian Pioneer Collection search on Slave YouTube
OSU Digital Collection - search on "Buffalo Soldiers"
12 hits
Negro Troopers Unsung Western Heroes

Aylesworth State Prison Farm

 
 
 
 
 

Langston University

OSU Digital collection - search on Langston University 215 hits
 
 
 
 

Freedman Bureau

some of the records have not been indexed yet - these are links to browse the databases

Alabama, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Arkansas, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1864-1872
District of Columbia, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1863-1872
Georgia, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Kentucky, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Louisiana, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Maryland and Delaware, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Mississippi, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Mississippi, Freedmen's Department (Pre-Bureau Records), 1863-1866
Missouri, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
North Carolina, Freedmen's Bureau Assistant Commissioner Records, 1862-1870
North Carolina, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1863-1872
South Carolina, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Tennessee, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Texas, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1870
United States, Freedmen's Bank Records, 1865-1874
United States, Freedmen's Branch Records, 1872-1878
United States, Freedmen's Bureau Hospital and Medical Records, 1865-1872
United States, Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1815-1869
United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Records of the Assistant Commissioner, 1865-1872
United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Records of the Commissioner, 1865-1872
United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education, 1865-1872
Virginia, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
   
OSU Digital collection - search on Langston University 47hits

African-Americans After the Civil War
Destruction of the Freedmen's schools
 
 

Misc databases

 
African American newspapers -- Oklahoma.
Freedmen’s Bureau Field Offices and Contraband Camps
Unknown Nolonger

Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1871
 
Recorded Cases of Black Female Lynching Victims 1886-1957
The Okalhoma Guide newspaper
Law Library of Congress
- Slavery and Indentured Servants
 
 
AfriGeneas
Black Genesis
African American Cemeteries Online
African American Mosaic at the Library of Congress
Born in Slavery – Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project 1936-1938
Documenting the American South – North American Slave Narratives
African American Records at the National Archives
Slave Voyages – Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy
Digital Library on American Slavery
Lowcountry Africana
Texas Runaway Slave Project
Freedom on the Move
The African-American Mosaic
Africana Heritage Project
African American Records on Ancestry.com
African American Genealogy Record on Familysearch.org
Freedmen’s Bureau Online
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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