Afro-American Genealogical Research: How
beginning genealogist at the Library of Congress is urged to read
"How To Begin" in the free publication, Genealogical Research at the
Library of Congress, available in the Local History and Genealogy
Reading Room. This introduction to genealogical procedure is applicable
to everyone doing genealogical research.
Additionally, persons pursuing African American ancestors should
then read a basic introduction to the special requirements of Afro-American
1. Walker, James D.
Black Genealogy: How to Begin. Athens, Ga.: University
of Georgia, Center for Continuing Education, 1977. 52 p., ill.
E185.96 .W29 1977
Bibliography: p. 50-52.
A step by step guide with complete explanations. Includes definitions,
examples of charts and worksheets.