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Tips for Finding African-Americans:

African-American materials are spread throughout the site.   They are not identified or separated until eight titles on a topic have accumulated.

To identify titles you can  1.)  use the site search on the home page then  2.) click on a title  3.) scan the page to find the title or use your web browser's find feature.  

The words colored, fugitive, negro, freedmen, slave or slavery will bring up the majority of titles.  Family genealogies and biographies will be under the surname in the Biography section.  

 Separated pages include: 

African Americans

Colored Civil War Troops

Maryland African-Americans


Underground Railroad