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Alabama Resources

Alabama Historical Mission: Documenting Alabama's slave dwellings: https://ahc.alabama.gov/slavedwellingsurvey.aspx

Slave Narratives from Birmingham: Federal Writer's Project 1936-1938: http://www.bplonline.org/resources/exhibits/new_deal/publications/slave_narratives.htm

Library of Congress, Thornhill Plantation, Forkland, Greene, Alabama: https://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.al0209.photos/?sp=35

The John Coleman House, Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coleman_House

The Walton Family Papers, Greene County, Alabama UNC Wilson Special Collections Library: https://finding-aids.lib.unc.edu/01437/

The Most Solemn Act of my Life: Family, Property, Will and Trust in the Antebellum South (Greene County Probate): https://blurblawg.typepad.com/files/greene-county-probate.pdf

United States 1850 Slave Schedule, Family Search: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1420440

United States 1860 Slave Schedule, Family Search: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/3161105

Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1925446

Alabama County Probate Records, 1830-1976: https://wiki.rootsweb.com/wiki/index.php/Alabama_Probate_Records

Largest Slave Owners Russell, Alabama: https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ajac/alrussell.htm

ACPL Genealogy Center: African American Gateway: https://genealogycenter.info/africanamerican/results_afram.php?subject=AL



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Maryland Resources:

Freedmen's Bureau: https://nmaahc.si.edu/explore/freedmens-bureau Legacy of Slavery in Maryland: http://slavery2.msa.maryland.gov/pages/Search.aspx Archives of Maryland online (Slavery Commission): ht

North Carolina Resources:

A list of resources available to those researching ancestors of the American Chattel Slavery system in North Carolina.

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