African-American Resources for Louisiana

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A list of resources for researching African American ancestors who lived in Louisiana.

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Archives and Libraries

  • Perkins, A.E.Who's Who in Colored Louisiana. Baton Rouge, La.: Douglas Loan Co., 1930, Microform of original. FHL film 1303161, item 6

Chruch Records

Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records in the Archives-Archdiocese of New Orleans (1777- 1812)


People of Color in Lousiana: Part I
Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Page 361 of 361-376


Newspaper Webindex:  The Louisiana Newspaper Project

Vital Records

Alphabetial Birth Indexes for Orleans Parish 1796-1900  by USGenWeb

Online Communities

Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of ColorA Facebook page providing resources about a community in Natchitoches (northwestern Lousiana)founded during colonial days by a Creole family.

Online Resources

Oral History

The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History


Reconstruction in Louisiana after 1868 
Milledge L. Bonham, Jr.
The Mississippi Valley Historical Review
Vol. 5, No. 3 (Dec., 1918) (pp. 366-368)
Page Count: 3

Slavery and Freedom