Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Black History Records Collection Free on Fold3 in February
Posted by Diane
Genealogy subscription site Fold3 (the former Footnote) is making its Black History Collection free during February in honor of Black History Month.
Among the records in this collection are:
- Danish West Indies Slave Records
- the 1860 US Census
- US Colored Troops Compiled Service Records and pension files
- Southern Claims Commission files (petitions by Southerners—including many African-Americans—who lost property to Union troops during the Civil War)
- Military Intelligence Division—Negro Subversion (1914–1941)
- Vietnam War Marine Corps Photos
You'll be prompted to register for a free Fold3 account when you click to view a record.
African-American roots | Fold3 | Military records
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:44:07 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)