Welcome to the African American
Section of the Mississippi American Local History site.
We are looking for a Coordinator for this
If you are interested, let
to begin your research?
Where do you start?
Who do you contact?
Genealogy forms that you can download in order to plot out your family
Narratives Slave Narratives taken by the WPA in the 1930's. These are
American Memory Project: Historical Collections for the National Digital
Library Run a general search for other interesting topics!
in Mississippi African Ancestry in Mississippi
History and Culture Internet Resources for Students of Afro-American
History and Culture
American Plantations and
Colonies A good resource to research plantations, colonies and slave
Migrations What is the Migration Project? ››It is simply a way to
record information about families who have migrated into and/or out of
Mississippi over the years.
Archives This is an excellent research tool. You can do a search for
questions that have been asked in the past 4 years on this list.
:Mississippi Genealogy Bookstore A Genealogy and Local History