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Black History Collection at Fold3

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:

  • Slavery
  • The Civil War
  • Reconstruction & Jim Crow Laws
  • World Wars
  • Civil Rights Movement

Visit Black History at Fold3

Posted in News

NEHGS Offers Free Access to African American Databases

NEHGS has made five black history data collections available for free during the month of February. They include:

Get the details at americanancestors.org.

Posted in News

NEHGS Introduces African American Research Portal

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.