African American Gateway

African-American Roots

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy (includes searchable database)

Bitter Sweet | Linked through Slavery: a working group of bloggers who are members of the non-profit group Coming to the Table.

Book of Negroes

Digital Library on American Slavery (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Documenting the Enslaved (an educational video from
An example of how I use those tips in my own family tree.

Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Delaware

Georgetown Memory Project

Lost Friends Database advertisements of advertisements from the Southwestern Christian Advocate placed by former slaves searching for loved ones after emancipation

Low Country Africana, South Carolina Slaveholders and Genealogy, A-M

Low Country Africana, South Carolina Slaveholders and Genealogy, N-Z

National Archives of the Netherlands Index of Enslaved People

National Burial Database of Enslaved Americans

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project, 1936-1938
(contains 2,300 first-person accounts and photographs)

Slavery in East Tennessee -- a guide to records and transcriptions of records with named slaves

Slaves Owned by Descendants of George Washington

Texas Slave Narratives -- Genealogy Trails

Unknown No Longer -- Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Untold -- Finding aids for documents related to slaves maintained by the Library of Virginia

West Virginia Memories, A-M (articles about slavery and former slaves)

West Virginia Memories, N-Z

1 comment:

  1. Slaves associated with members of the Yancey Family (mainly Southern US)