On Day 17 of Family History Month 2017, visit AfriGeneas and see what they have to offer!
AfriGeneas is a free website for anyone with African ancestry to help them find the resources they need for their family history research. Many of the collections are uploaded by volunteers and you’ll need to register with AfriGeneas if you want to volunteer and upload files. AfriGeneas also has message boards/forums for exchanging information.
Some collections you can explore at AfriGeneas include:
African American Death Records – these are files uploaded by AfriGeneas volunteers and the volunteer’s email is provided.
African American Library Records-this includes general research guides and articles as well as records by state
African American Photograph Collection-these are user submitted photos and are in alphabetical order
African American Slave Data Collection-can be browsed by Surname