Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on citizens of the United States of Black African descent. Works on Black people who temporarily reside in the United States, such as noncitizens, students from abroad, etc., are entered under Black people--United States. Works on Black people outside the United States are entered under Black people--[place].
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Emancipation Record of Free Blacks
Content Description An index registers of Blacks in the Miami Valley for Greene Logan Miami and Montgomery counties is also located with this book Scope and Contents Slavery is an unfortunate part of America’s history and was a reality, especially in the southern states, until the end of the Civil War. Many slaves attempted to escape and travel north in search of their freedom. In response to the increasing number of run-away slaves, slave owners attempted to...
Dates: 1805 - 1845
National Afro-American Museum Feasibility Planning Information
Collection — Accession 24685
Scope and Contents
Includes the feasibility study and other records regarding the creation of the National Afro-American Museum. Also includes a paper on "The Background of Blacks in Greene County" and "A Symbolic Justification of the Appropriateness of Wilberforce, Ohio As the Site for the National Afro-American History and Culture" (can be found in the Cost Bill file).
Dates: 1972 - 1980