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  1. Abajian, James, comp.
    Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses and Other Sources: An Index to Names and Subjects.
    Boston: G. K. Hall, 1977. 3 v.
    Z1361 .N39A28
    Bibliography: v. 1, p. xi-xxi.

  2. Abajian, James de T.
    Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses, and Other Sources: An Index to Names and Subjects.
    First supplement. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, 1985. 2 v.
    Z1361 .N39A28 Suppl.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. xi-xvii)
    Contents: v. 1. A-K v. 2. L-Z.

  3. A Bibliography of Books on Black Genealogy.
    Raleigh, N.C. (P.O. Box 26785, Raleigh 27611-6785):
    North Carolina Afro-American Genealogical Society, [1987]. 5 leaves.
    Z1361 .N39B488 1987
    "January 1987."

  4. Blassingame, John W.
    The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South.
    Rev. and enl. ed.
    New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. xviii, 414 p., ill.
    E443 .B55 1979
    Bibiography: p. 383-402.
    Includes index.

  5. Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro.
    Edited by Helen Tunnicliff Catterall.
    New York: Negro Universities Press, [1968]. 5 v.
    KF4545 .S5J83 1968
    Vols. 4-5: with additions by James J. Hayden.
    Reprint. Originally published: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1926.

    Includes indexes.
    v. 1. Cases from the courts of England, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky.
    v. 2. Cases from the courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
    v. 3. Cases from the courts of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
    v. 4. Cases from the courts of New England, the middle states, and the District of Columbia.
    v. 5. Cases from the courts of states north of the Ohio and west of the Mississippi rivers, Canada and Jamaica.

  6. [Federal Writers' Project]
    Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States, from Interviews with former Slaves.
    St. Clair Shores, Mich.: Scholarly Press, 1976. 17 v.
    E444 .F27 1976

    Reprint of the typewritten records prepared by the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938, assembled by the Library of Congress project, Work Projects Administration for the District of Columbia.

    v. 1-2. South Carolina narratives.
    v. 3-4. Texas narratives.
    v. 5. Alabama and Indiana narratives.
    v. 6. Oklahoma and Mississippi narratives.
    v. 7-9. Arkansas narratives.
    v. 10. Arkansas narratives. Missouri narratives.
    v. 11-12. Georgia narratives.
    v. 13-14. North Carolina narratives.
    v. 15. Kansas, Kentucky, and Maryland narratives.
    v. 16. Ohio, Virginia, and Tennessee narratives.
    v. 17. Florida narratives.
    72-84523 r91

  7. Finkelman, Paul.
    Slavery in the Courtroom: An Annotated Bibliography of American Cases.
    Washington: Library of Congress.
    For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1985. xxviii, 312 p., ill.
    KF4545 .S5A123 1985
    "Includes materials from the collections of the Law Library, including its rare book collections, and from the general collections and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress". P. 7.

    Bibliography: p. 293-299.
    Includes index.

  8. Gutman, Herbert George.
    The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925.
    Herbert G. Gutman. New York: Vintage Books, 1977, 1976. xxviii, 664 p., [38] leaves of plates, ill.
    [E185.86 .G77 1977]
    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

  9. Ham, Debra Newman, compiler.
    Black History: A Guide to Civilian Records in the National Archives.
    Washington, D.C.: National Archives Trust Fund Board, General Services Administration, 1984. xix, 379 p., ill.
    Z1361 .N39N576 1984
    Includes index.

  10. Library of Congress.
    The African-American mosaic : a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture.
    Edited by Debra Newman Ham, with contributions by Beverly Brannan, et al. Washington: Library of Congress.
    For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1993. xviii, 300 p., ill. (some col.), maps.
    (Library of Congress Resource Guide)
    Z1361 .N39L47 1993
    Includes bibliographical references and index.

  11. Lawson, Sandra M.
    Generations Past: A Selected List of Sources for Afro-American Genealogical Research.
    Compiled by Sandra M. Lawson.
    Washington: Library of Congress.
    For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1988. 101 p., ill.
    Z1361 .N39L34 1988
    Includes index.

  12. Myers, Ardie, compiler.
    Afro-Americana in the Microform Reading Room.
    Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Library of Congress.
    Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1989; reprinted 1994.

  13. Puckett, Newbell Niles, compiler.
    Black names in America: origins and usage.
    Edited by Murray Heller. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1975. xix, 561 p.
    E185.89 .N3P82
    Bibliography: p. 555-561.
    At head of title: Newbell Niles Puckett memorial gift, John G. White Department, Cleveland Public Library.

  14. Thackery, David T.
    A Bibliography of African American Family History at the Newberry Library.
    Chicago: The Library, 1993. 54 p.
    Z1361 .N39T483 1993
    Expanded version of: Afro-American family history at the Newberry Library / David T. Thackery. 1988.
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