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1858 and Misc. Slave and Free Black Permission Slips (St. Augustine, FL)
1860 Slave and Free Black City Punishments (St. Augustine, FL)
African American Funeral Programs from the East Georgia Regional Library
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society: Central Florida Chapter
Bethel Church Cemetery (African American) (Sweetwater, Liberty County, Florida)
Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc.
Descriptions of St. Johns/ St. Augustine African-American Union Veterans From the National Archives Enrollment Books
Digital Library on American Slavery (Includes the names of 80,000 individual slaves, often with additional identifying information.)
Early Hernando County History: The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (Hernando and Pasco County, FL)
Estate Record of Ezekiel Cobb (names slaves owned by Ezekiel Cobb in Escambia County FL)
FAMU: The Black Archives Research Center
Florida African American Genealogy
Florida African-American Heritage
Florida Black Heritage
Free Blacks and Guardians in St. Augustine 1838
Free Persons of Color and Slave Marriages, 1831-1870 (Escambia County, FL)
Harris and Bright Family Trees (Harris, Bright families only)
Hillside Cemetery (African American), Panama City, Bay County, Florida
Holmes, Florida 1850 Slave Schedule
Holmes, Florida 1850 Slave Schedule Index
Humility Cemetery (African American) (Estiffanulga, Liberty County, Florida)
Large Slaveholders of 1860 and African American Surname Matches from 1870
Last Will of Constance Tala de Alba (slaves owned by Constance Tala de Alba in Escambia County, FL)
Lee County Black History Society, Inc.
Liberia and the Last Slave Ships
Low Country Africana
Lynn Haven Community Cemetery (Black), Lynn Haven, Bay County, Florida
Marooned: Africans in the Americas, 1500-1750 (From "Myth & Dreams: Exploring the Cultural Legacies of Florida and the Caribbean")
Mary Mitchell's Last Will & Testament (slaves owned by Mary Mitchell in Gadsden County, FL)
Missionary Baptist, Washington Co Fl
Northside Cemetery, Chipley, Washington Co FL (Black)
Pensacola's Free Persons of Color
People of Color South
Plantations of Leon County (FL) in 1860
Redwood Cemetery (African-American), Panama City, Bay County, Florida
Rockeyville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery aka Rock of Will Cemetery African American (Rock Bluff, Liberty County, Florida)
Rosenwald Schools (African American schools)
Saint Stevens Cemetery aka Watson Cemetery African American (Sweetwater, Liberty County, Florida)
Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts
Southside Cemetery (Black) Washington Co FL
St. Augustine City Directory, 1885-86 African-American Residents
St. Johns County African-American World War I Soldiers with some Biographies
St. Joseph Cemetery (Black) Washington Co FL
St. Luke's Cemetery (Black) Washington Co FL
St. Mary's Cemetery (Black) Washingtom Co FL
Sylvania Cemetery (Black) Washington Co FL
Unnamed African-American Cemetery, Dogtown Road (Gadsden County, FL)
Will of Don Pedro De Alba (slaves owned by Don Pedro De Alba in Escambia County, FL)
Will of Henry Michelet (slaves owned by Henry Michelet in Escambia County, FL)
Will of John Colson, Gadsden County, Florida (slaves owned by John Colson in Gadsden County, FL)
Will of Jonathan Robinson, Gadsden County, Florida (slaves owned by Jonathan Robinson in Gadsden County, FL)
Will of Mariana Pingrow Bonifay (slaves owned by Mariana Pingrow Bonifay in Escambia County, FL)
Will of Sharod McCall, Gadsden County, Florida (slaves owned by Sharod McCall in Gadsden County, FL)
Will of Victoire Le Sassier 1833 (slaves owned by Victoire Le Sassier in Escambia County, FL)

Bibliography

General:
African-American Baptist Annual Reports, 1865-1990s. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1999. Florida churches and associations. /Microfilm 19-25/

The Black Experience: A Guide to African American Resources in the Florida State Archives. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State, 2002. Rev. ed. 93p. Appendices. /GC 975.9 B561a/

The Black Experience: A Guide to Afro-American Resources in the Florida State Archives. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State, 1991. 52p. Index. Photographs. /GC 975.9 B561/

Brown, Canter Jr. Florida's Black Public Officials, 1867-1924. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 1998. 252p. Appendix. Bibliography. Biographical Dictionary. Drawings. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 B7999f/

Colburn, David R. and Jane L. Landers. The African American Heritage of Florida. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1995. 392p. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 C67a/

Florida Black Heritage Trail. Tallahassee, FL: Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, 2002. 34p. /GC 975.9 F66046a/

Freedmen's Aid Society Records, 1866-1932. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2000. Published with The Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, Daytona, FL. /Microfilm Rolls 87-88/

Goodwin, Gary and Suzanne Walker. Florida Black Heritage Trail. Tallahassee, FL: Department of State, 1994. 33p. Illustrations. Photographs. /GC 975.9 F66046/

Hammon, Briton. A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon. Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1994. 13p. /GC 975.9 H174na/

Hazel, Joseph Allen. The Geography of Negro Agricultural Slavery in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, Circa 1860. New York: J. A. Allen, 1963. 270p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Maps. /GC 976 H337ge/

Jones, Maxine D. and Kevin M. McCarthy. African Americans in Florida. Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, Inc., 1993. 189p. Index. Photographs. /GC 975.9 J721a/

Kennedy, Stetson and Joyce Kennedy. The Florida Slave: Interviews with Ex-Slaves, WPA Writers Project, 1930s and Testimony of Ex-Slaves, Joint Congressional Committee, Jacksonville, 1871. . Cocoa, FL: The Florida Historical Society Press, 2011. 301p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 F66sk/

Knetsch, Joe. Florida's Seminole Wars, 1817-1858. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 160p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Photographs. The Making of America Series. /GC 975.9 K739fl/

Landers, Jane. Black Society in Spanish Florida. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1999. 390p. Blacks in the New World Series. Appendices. Illustrations. Index. Maps. Notes. Photographs. Tables. /GC 975.9 L233b/

Landers, Jane. Colonial Plantations and Economy in Florida. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2000. 220p. Appendix. Illustrations. Index. Notes. /GC975.9 C18La/

McDonogh, Gary W., ed. The Florida Negro: A Federal Writers' Project Legacy. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1993. 177p. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 F6625/

McMichael, F. Andrew. Reluctant Revolutionaries: The West Florida Borderlands, 1785-1810. Nashville, TN: F. A. McMichael, 2000. 276p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976 M228re/

Millett, Nathaniel. The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. 346p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. /GC 975.901 F85mn/

Mitchell, Robert Lenton. Legislative Provisions and Their Effects on Negro Public Education in Florida, 1869-1947. Tallahassee, FL: R. L. Mitchell, 1970. 104p. Appendix. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 975.9 M692le/

Mulroy, Kevin. Freedom on the Border: The Seminole Maroons in Florida, the Indian Territory, Coahuila, and Texas. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 1993. 246p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 M918fr/

Mulroy, Kevin. The Seminole Freedmen, A History. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. 446p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 970.3 Se52mu/

National Archives and Records Administration. Records of the Assistant Commissioner and Subordinate Field Offices for the State of Florida, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872: Pamphlet Describing M1869. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002. 17p. Appendix. /GC 975.9 R245N/

Negroes, &c, Captured from Indians in Florida, &c. Washington, DC: War Department, 1839. (25th Congress, 3rd Session, House of Reps., War Dept.) 126p. Lists. /GC 975.9 Un31n/

Ogunleye, Yvonne Tolagbe. An African Centered Historical Analysis of the Self-Emancipated Africans of Florida, 1738 to 1838. Philadelphia, PA: Y. T. Ogunleye, 1995. 430p. Appendices. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 975.9 Og9af/

Oritz, Paul. "Like Water Covered the Sea:" The African American Freedom Struggle in Florida, 1877-1920. Durham, NC: P. Oritz, 2000. 597p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. GC 975.9 Or85Li/

Phelts, Marsha Dean. An American Beach for African Americans. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1997. 188p. Bibliography. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.901 N17p/

Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell and James David Glunt, eds. Florida Plantation Records from the Papers of George Noble Jones. St. Louis, MO: Missouri Historical Society, 1927. 596p. Index. /GC 975.9 J71f/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks. Series II, Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867: Part A, Georgia (1796-1867), Florida (1821-1867), Alabama (1821-1867), Mississippi (1822-1867). Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 200-. /Microfilm Rolls 5-7/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks. Series II, Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867: Part A, Georgia (1796-1867), Florida (1821-1867), Alabama (1821-1867), Mississippi (1822-1867). Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 2003. 509p. Index. /GC 975 G941a/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks: Series I, Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1777-1867. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1999. Florida Petitions. /Microfilm Roll 23/

Range, Henry B., Jr. The Freedmen's Bureau in Florida During the Early Reconstruction Period, 1865-1870. Cincinnati, OH: H. B. Range, Jr., 2003. 100p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 975.9 R163fr/

Rawick, George P., ed. The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography--Florida Narratives. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Company, 1972. /GC 975.9 F662/

Rawick, George P., ed. The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography--Florida...Narratives. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Company, 1979. /GC 929.11 AL113 Sec. 5/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Davidson family papers, 1827-1935. /Series J, Part 13, Rolls 28-34/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Farish Carter papers, 1794,1806-1868. /Series J, Part 4, Rolls 38-43/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Isaac Jarratt papers, 1832-1979. /Series J, Part 13, Roll 40/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. James Jones Philips papers, 1814-1892. /Series J, Part 12, Roll 17/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. William Henry Wills papers, 1712-1892. /Series J, Part 12, Rolls 41-43/

Registers of Signatures of Depositors in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865-1874. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service, 1969. Microcopy M186. Tallahassee. /Microfilm Roll 31/

Richardson, Joe M. African Americans in the Reconstruction of Florida, 1865-1877. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 1965. 255p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 975.9 R393af/

Richardson, Joe M. The Negro in the Reconstruction of Florida. Tallahassee, FL: J. M. Richardson, 1963. 400p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 975.9 R393ne/

Rivers, Larry Eugene. Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 369p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Maps. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 R524sl/

Rogers, William Warren and Erica R. Clark. The Croom Family and Goodwin Plantation: Land, Litigation, and Southern Lives. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1999. 290p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.902 T14r/

Rosen, Frederick Bruce. The Development of Negro Education in Florida During Reconstruction, 1865-1877. Gainesville, FL F. B. Rosen, 1974. 275p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 975.9 R722de/

Schafer, Daniel L. Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010. 348p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 973.74 F66sc/

Schafer, Daniel L. Zephaniah Kingsley, Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. 336p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 929.2 K614sda/

Schipper, Martin, ed. Preliminary Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution Through the Civil War, Series F: Selections from the Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections Library, Duke University, Part 4, NC & VA. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 2000. 12p. Isaac Butler Papers, 1818 (1830-1886) 1916. /Microfilm Reels 13-14/

Slave Schedules for 1850--Florida. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service, 1964. Microcopy 432. /Microfilm Roll 60/

Slave Schedules for 1860--Florida. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service, 1967. Microcopy 653. /Microfilm Roll 110/

Smith, Julia Floyd. Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida, 1821-1860. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1973. 249p. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. /GC 975.9 Sm6s/

Williams, Horace Randall. No Man's Yoke on My Shoulders: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Florida. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, 2006. 102p. /GC 975.9 N659/

Willoughby, Lynn. Fair to Middlin': The Antebellum Cotton Trade of the Apalachicola/Chattahooche River Valley. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 1993. 198p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Tables. /GC 975.902 Ap12wi/

Winsboro, Irvin D. S. Florida's Freedom Struggle: The Black Experience from Colonial Time to the New Millennium. Cocoa, FL: The Florida Historical Society Press, 2010. 288p. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.9 W731flo/

Alachua County:
Jenkins, Lizzie PRB. Alachua County, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. 128p. List. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.901 AL1je/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885. /Series J, Part 4, Rolls 44-45/

Broward County:
Black Pioneers in Broward County: A Legacy Revealed. Fort Lauderdale, FL: The Links, Inc., 1976. 98p. Photographs. /GC 975.901 B81bl/

Oliver, Kitty. Race and Change in Hollywood, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, Inc., 2000. 128p. Voice of America Series. Photographs. /GC 975.902 H72rc/

Dade County:
Garrett, Patricia Harper and Jessica Garrett Modkins. Miami's Richmond Heights. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 127p. Bibliography. Photographs. /GC 975.902 M58ga/

Duval County:
Mason, Herman "Skip," Jr. African-American Life in Jacksonville. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1997. 128p. Images of America Series. Photographs. /GC 975.902 J13m/

Schafer, Daniel L. Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010. 348p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 973.74 F66sc/

Schafer, Daniel L. . Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Owner. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003. 177p. Appendix. Bibliiography. Illustruations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 929.2 K614sd/

Hernando County:
Asukile, Imani D. Hernando County, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.901 H43as/

Hillsborough County:
Brown, Carter Jr. and Barbara Gray Brown. Family Records of the African American Pioneers of Tampa and Hillsborough County. Tampa, FL: University of Tampa Press, 2003. 342p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. Tampa Bay History Center Reference Library Series No. 13. /GC 975.902 T15bra/

Greenbaum, Susan D. More Than Black: Afro-Cubans in Tampa. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2002. 383p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.902 T15fy/

Lee County:
Matthews, Janet Snyder. The African American Experience in Southwest Florida and the Origins of Dunbar High School in Fort Myers, 1841-1927. Tallahassee, FL: J. S. Matthews, 1999. 310p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 975.901 L51ma/

Leon County:
Barnes, Althemese and Ann Roberts. Tallahassee, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 T14ay/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Absalom Benton Whitaker papers, 1814-1845. /Series J, Part 4, Roll 47/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Branch family papers, 1788-1866. /Series J, Part 4, Rolls 45-47/

Levy County:
Cohens, Carolyn. Levy County, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.901 L57co/

Madison County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Geo. Noble Jones papers, 1786-1872. /Series F, Part 2, Roll 1/

Marion County:
Struggle for Survival: A Partial History of the Negroes of Marion County, 1865 to 1976. Marion County, FL: Black Historical Organization of Marion County, 1977. 111p. Photographs. /GC 975.901 M33s/

Miami-Dade County:
Dunn, Marvin. Black Miami in the Twentieth Century. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1997. 414p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. Tables /GC 975.902 M58du/

Monroe County:
Sawyer, Norma Jean and LaVerne Wells-Brown. Key West. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2002. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 K52ry/

Wells, Sharon. Forgotten Legacy: Blacks in Nineteenth Century Key West. Key West, FL: Historic Key West Preservation Board, 1982. 60p. Bibliography. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.902 K52we/

Orange County:
Thompson, Geraldine Fortenberry. Orlando, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.901 Or1th/

Palm Beach County:
Clarke, Everee Jimerson. Pleasant City West Palm Beach. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. 127p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 W52cl/

Evans, Arthur S., Jr. and David Lee. Pearl City, Florida: A Black Community Remembers. Boca Raton, FL: Florida Atlantic University Press, 1990. 162p. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. /GC 975.902 B63e/

Pinellas County:
Peck, Rosalie and Jon Wilson. St. Petersburg's Historic African American Neighborhoods. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2008. 127p. Appendices. Notes. Photographs. /GC 975.902 Sa2oya/

Rooks, Sandra W. St. Petersburg, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 Sa2ro/

Rooks, Sandra W. and Carol Mountain. Tarpon Springs, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 T17ro/

Rooks, Sandra W. and Randolph Lightfoot. Clearwater, Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.902 C58ro/

Seminole County:
Bentley, Altermese Smith. Seminole County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000. 128p. Photographs. Black America Series. /GC 975.901 Se52be/

Flewellyn, Valada Parker and the Sanford Historical Society. African Americans of Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 127p. Illustrations. Photographs. /GC 975.902 Sa57fl/

St. John's County:
Landers, Jane. Fort Mose, Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose: A Free Black Town in Spanish Colonial Florida. St. Augustine, FL: St. Augustine Historical Society, 1992. 34p. Notes. /GC 975.902 Sa11la/

Marotti, Frank Jr. Negotiating Freedom in St. John's County, Florida, 1812-1862. Maui, HI: F. Marotti, Jr., 2003. 264p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 975.901 Sa23mar/

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