African American Resources for Kansas
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A list of resources for African American research of ancestors who lived in Kansas.
The few slaves that may have been in Kansas before the Civil War may be listed in the United States Census Slave Schedules.
Kansas was not highly populated before the Civil War but after the War movement towards the West brought all groups including the African American.
- African Americans in Kansas
- Exodusters : black migration to Kansas after reconstruction
- Blacks in Topeka, Kansas, 1865-1915 : a social history
- First Presbyterian Church records, Pleasanton, Kansas, 1869-1900
- Black towns and profit : promotion and development in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1877-1915
- Narratives of African Americans in Kansas, 1870-1992 : beyond the Exodust movement
Civil War African Americans
Many of those involved in the Civil War moved west after the War.
- Researching African American Soldiers of the Civil War
- Military history of African Americans in the American Civil War
- Military history of African Americans
- Nicodemus, Kansas: the History of America’s Black Towns
Genealogical Library and Society
- [http://www.lawrence.lib.ks.us/oralhistory/ Lawrence Douglas County, Kansas
African American Oral History Interviews]
- [http://www.kckps.org/disthistory/dist-history/ethnic_history/african_american/aah_index.htm The History of our Public Schools
Wyandotte County, Kansas] 1844-2014
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