Black History Original Documents and Records

In honour of Black History month (now called Fold3) added to their online collections of original documents. Here’s a peek at what you’ll discover in the African American Documents and Records.

How to search Slavery Era Documents

  • Learn about the Underground Railroad
  • Find documents in this collection to illustrate the important role African Americans played during the war.
  • Learn of Civil War stories vital to understanding American history
  • Read about the U.S. Colored Troops and a Sailor Awarded the Medal of Honor
  • Review the timeline and research in the signing of the 13th amendment to the Constitution of the United States
  • Use the collection to learn about the freedom blacks almost achieved after the war and the unjust conditions of segregation

View featured pages:

  • Buffalo Soldier-First Sgt. Augustus
  • Walley Jim Crow
  • Laws Peruse Reconstruction Era Titles
  • Brady Civil War Photos
  • The Atlanta Constitution – Newspaper records
  • Ratified Amendments to the US Constituion
  • American Milestone Documents
  • Use the documents to provide insights into the world of blacks serving in a segregated military.

Discover documents of the Civil Rights Movement highlighting the events and individuals that pushed for the equal rights for all races.

  • View Civil Rights Movement Titles:
  • Vietnam War Marine Corps (Photos)
  • The Vietnam War Eisenhower Photos
  • American Milestone Documents
  • Newspapers Responses to the Civil Rights Act of 1964




Update – August 2011 – Footnote is now called FOLD3.  Check out the free trial.

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