February is Black History Month and Fold3 is making their Black History Collection free this month.
Fold3 is now revealing a side of the Black History story that few have seen before. View photos and documents found nowhere else on the internet. Connect your own history by adding your own stories, photos, and documents.
Records cover the following eras:
- The Civil War
- Reconstruction & Jim Crow Laws
- World Wars
- Civil Rights Movement
Visit Black History at Fold3
The Freedmen’s Bureau Online offers a number of records collections related to African-Americans freed from slavery. These records include marriages, court cases and labor records.
NEHGS has made five black history data collections available for free during the month of February. They include:
Get the details at americanancestors.org.
To commemorate Black History Month in February, New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) has assembled a wealth of information in a single portal on its data rich website, offering important resources to the researcher of African American ancestry. The portal, located at AmericanAncestors.org/AfricanAmerican, features a NEHGS webinar and study guide about African American genealogy, and hints concerning researching African American and other minorities in online databases, as well as beautifully illustrated articles on several important African American historical figures, culled from the vast manuscript collection at NEHGS.
Visit American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org/AfricanAmerican) for details.