History and Records
- Lowcountry Africana – African American Genealogy in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
- African American Research at the National Archives describes a broad range of historical articles, research resources and data collections.
- The African American Civil War Memorial Museum preserves the history of the U.S. Colored Troops and African American participation in the Civil War.
- Fort Mose Historical Society – Fort Mose was the first legally-sanctioned free black settlement in what was then Spanish territory but would become a territory of the United States.
- The Freedmen’s Bureau Online provides records for marriages, labor and reports of murders and other outrages.
- Freedmans Bureau Marriages 1861-1872 are freely accessible at FamilySearch.
- African American Marriage Records – an article by Ruby Coleman at American Ancestors providing tips on finding marriage records
- Freedman’s Bureau Marriage Collection – this page on the FamilySearch Research Wiki describes the collection in detail and provides tips on how to find specific records
- Roots Revealed: a blog promoting African American history through a genealogy lens
- The AfriGeneas Blog offers “news and views” on African American history and genealogy.