African American History

Other Organizations and Resources

Updated:9/6/2018

 

Newest Resources:

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society: Montgomery County 

http://moctymd.aahgs.org/index.html

Historic Montgomery County Cemeteries and Cemetery Inventory

https://www.montgomerypreservation.org/historic-cemeteries/

 

Montgomery County, Maryland:
Boyds Historical Society
http://www.boydshistory.org/Welcome.html
Button Farm Living History Center
https://buttonfarm.org/
County Cable Montgomery: Black History in Montgomery County
http://montgomerycountymd.gov/ccm/blackhistory.html
Enoch Pratt Free Library: Mapping the African American Experience in Maryland: Montgomery County
http://www.prattlibrary.org/locations/afam/index.aspx?id=4330
Heritage Montgomery: Historic African American Communities
http://www.heritagemontgomery.org/dig-deeper/historic-african-american-communities/
Josiah Henson Park
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/josiah-henson-park/
Lincoln Park History Project
https://montgomerycountymd.libguides.com/lincolnpark
The Menare Foundation (Underground Railroad Preservation)
https://menare.org/
Montgomery Community Media: Black History Month News
http://www.mymcmedia.org/tag/black-history-month/
Montgomery County Public Libraries: African American History
https://montgomerycountymd.libguides.com/blackhistorymonth/webresources
Montgomery County’s Locally Designated Historic African American Sites and Places
http://mcplanning.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=e61b1c671fb741eba9ebd291a83
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Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/oakley-cabin-african-american-museum-park/
Peerless Rockville: Looking Back at Rockville’s African American Heritage
http://www.peerlessrockville.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Publication3.pdf
Rockville’s African American Heritage Walking Tour
http://rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/978
Sandy Spring Slave Museum and African Art Gallery
https://www.sandyspringslavemuseum.org/
Sugarland Ethno History Project
http://www.sugarlandproject.org/
Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/woodlawn-manor-cultural-park/undergroundrailroad-experience-trail-hikes/
Visit Montgomery: Black History Month
https://www.visitmaryland.org/list/black-history-month
Warren Historic Site (Martinsburg African American Community)
https://warrenhistoricsite.weebly.com/history.html

 

Maryland:
The Baltimore Sun: Notable Maryland African-Americans
http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bal-blackhistory-storygallery.html
Enoch Pratt Free Library: African American Department
http://www.prattlibrary.org/locations/afam/
Enoch Pratt Free Library: Views of African American Life in Maryland (Photo Collection)
http://collections.digitalmaryland.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/mdaa
The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture
http://africanamerican.maryland.gov/
Maryland Historical Society: Guide to African American Sources
https://www.mdhs.org/sites/default/files/African_American_Resources.pdf
Maryland State Archives: African American Resources
http://guide.msa.maryland.gov/pages/viewer.aspx?page=afrosources
Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center
http://www.pgaamcc.org/
Prince George’s County Planning Department: African-American Historic and Cultural Resources in
Prince George’s County, Maryland
http://mncppcapps.org/planning/publications/BookDetail.cfm?item_id=254&Category_id=2
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture
http://www.lewismuseum.org/
University of Maryland: Black History Tour
https://www.umd.edu/history-and-mission/black-history-tour
Visit Prince George’s County: African American History
https://www.visitprincegeorgescounty.com/african-american-history/

 

General:
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
https://asalh.org/
BlackPast.org: Research Guides and Websites: African American History
http://www.blackpast.org/aah/research-guides-websites
Family Search: African American Genealogy Records
https://www.familysearch.org/african-american-genealogy
Library of Congress: African American Genealogy Resources
https://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/journey/index.html
Library of Congress: African American Sites in the Digital Collections
https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/afam/index.html
National Archives: African American Heritage
https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans
National Archives: Black History Resources
https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html#page-header
National Education Association: Black History Month Lessons & Resources
http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/black-history-month.htm
National Museum of African American History and Culture
https://nmaahc.si.edu/
National Park Service: African American Heritage
https://www.nps.gov/aahistory/
Smithsonian Magazine: Articles tagged as African American History
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/tag/african-american-history/
U.S. Department of Defense: African American History in the Defense Department
https://www.defense.gov/News/Special-Reports/African-American-History-archive/

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