African American Resources for Oklahoma
A list of resources to research African American ancestors who lived in Oklahoma.
Archives and Libraries
The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a center for learning and research into the African American experience in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and the Midwest at large.
Muskogee Oklahoma Negro Directory : includes the town of Taft (FamilySearch Catalog Film Number:1994331 Item 6)
History of African American Oklahomans
- Homestead Act
- Oklahoma Homesteader Records
- Oklahoma's All-Black Towns
- Langston City Heraldpromoted African American homesteading in the Oklahoma Territory.
- Newspapers, African American
- Langston City Herald
- Pioneer newspaper, c[a. 1898-1905]The Pioneer was an African-American newspaper published in Muskogee County.
Aylesworth State Prison Farm, 1916-1925, Marshall County, Oklahoma
Schools "The Aylesworth State Prison Farm was an all black prison located in Marshall County and was in existence between 1916 and 1925." -- P. 1. (FamilySearch Catalog Film Number: 1838318 Item 14)