African American MSAHLN

Welcome to the African American Section of the Mississippi American Local History site. 

We are looking for a Coordinator for this project! 

If you are interested, let me know!


How to begin your research?

Where do you start?

Who do you contact?

What do you ask?

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Genealogy Forms Genealogy forms that you can download in order to plot out your family history.

Slave Narratives Slave Narratives taken by the WPA in the 1930's. These are located at
American Memory Project: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library  Run a general search for other interesting topics!

African American's in Mississippi African Ancestry in Mississippi

Afro-American 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 ships.

Mississippi 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.

Afrigineas List 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.

Rootsbook :Mississippi Genealogy Bookstore A Genealogy and Local History Bookstore.

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Last Updated

Tuesday, 11-Sep-2018 03:57:58 MDT




MS American Local History Network