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African American Family Histories and Genealogies: A Resource Guide

African American Genealogy Resources

The selected genealogy resources listed on this page are categorized by subject. Additional materials are available by browsing the Library of Congress Online Catalog by the following authorized subject headings:

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

African American Family Reunions / Societies

American Loyalists

Ancestral Research

Blacks in Newspapers / Wars

Free Blacks / Freedmen / Funerals

Genealogy / Bibliographies / Case Studies / Handbooks