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African American Doctors in Fort Worth, Texas, 1887-1925
African-American Land Owners in Brazos County, 1865-1875
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.: Willie Lee Gay - H-Town Chapter (Houston, TX)
Digital Library on American Slavery (Includes the names of 80,000 individual slaves, often with additional identifying information.)
Handbook of Texas Online: Free Blacks
Information Concerning Negro Slaves Extracted From Yancey Family Records
Large Slaveholders of 1860 and African American Surname Matches from 1870
Levi Jordan Plantation (Brazoria County, TX slave data)
Matthew Gaines Memorial Homepage
People of Color South
Photos from the Past
Tarrant County Black Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.
Texas African American Genealogy
Texas Slave Narrative
Texas Slavery Project

Bibliography

General:
African-American Baptist Annual Reports, 1865-1990s. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1999. Texas churches and associations. /Microfilm Rolls 82-89/

The Afro-American Texans. San Antonio, TX: University of Texas, 1975. 32p. Illus. Photographs. /GC 976.4 In7af/

Baker, T. Lindsay and Julie P. Baker, eds. Till Freedom Cried Out: Memories of Texas Slave Life. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1997. 162p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. /GC 976.4 T46/

Barr, Alwyn. Black Texans: A History of Negroes in Texas, 1528-1971. Austin, TX: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1973. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. /GC 976.4 B27b/

Barr, Alwyn. Black Texans: A History of Negroes in Texas, 1528-1995. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. 294p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Photographs. /GC 976.4 B27ba/

Burton, H. Sophie and F. Todd Smith. Colonial Natchitoches: A Creole Community on the Louisiana-Texas Frontier. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2008. 216p. Index. Bibliography. Notes, Illustrations. /GC 976.302 N19bu/

Campbell, Randolph B. An Empire for Slavery: The Peculiar Institution in Texas, 1821-1865. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1989. 306p. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Notes. Tables. /GC 976.4 C153em/

Christian, Garna L. Black Soldiers in Jim Crow Texas, 1899-1917. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1995. 223p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 973.001 T31c/

Colby, Ira C. The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas and Its Impact on the Emerging Social Welfare System and Black-White Social Relations, 1865-1885. Philadelphia, PA: I. C. Colby, 984. 257p. Appendix. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 C672fr/

Crouch, Barry A. The Dance of Freedom: Texas African Americans During Reconstruction. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2007. 268p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 976.4 C884d/

Crouch, Barry A. The Freedmen's Bureau and Black Texans. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1992. 187p. Index. Notes. /GC 976.4 C88f/

Freedmen's Aid Society Records, 1866-1932. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2000. Published with The Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Sam Houston College, Austin, TX; Wiley College, Marshall, TX. /Microfilm Rolls 84-85; 86-87/

Glasrud, Bruce A. African Americans in South Texas History. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2011. 353p. Bibliography. Index. /GC 976.4 Af83g/

Glasrud, Bruce A. and Archie P. McDonald, eds. Blacks in East Texas History: Selections from the East Texas Historical Journal. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2008. 188p. Index. Appendix. Notes. /GC 976.4 B567/

Glasrud, Bruce A. and Merline Pitre, eds. Black Women in Texas History. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. 248p. Bibliography. Notes. Index. /GC 976.4 G463bl/

Govenar, Alan. Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas. Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 1996. 272p. Appendices. Index. /GC 976.4 G746p/

Haywood, Barbara J. Winning the Race: Education of Texas Freedmen Immediately after the Civil War. Houston, TX: B. J. Haywood, 2003. 274p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 976.4 H335wi/

Kelley, Sean M. Los Brazos de Dios: A Plantation Society in the Texas Borderlands. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2010. 283p. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Appendices. /GC 976.4 K287lo/

Kelly, Sean Michael. Plantation Frontiers: Race, Ethnicity, and Family Along the Brazos River of Texas, 1821-1886. Austin, TX: S. M. Kelly, 2000. 482p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 K287pl/

Krauthamer, Barbara. Blacks on the Borders: African-Americans' Transition from Slavery to Freedom in Texas and the Indian Territory, 1836-1907. Princeton, NJ: B. Krauthamer, 2000. 318p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 976 K869bl/

Ledbetter, Billy D. Slavery, Fear, and Disunion in the Lone Star State: Texans' Attitudes toward Secession and the Union, 1846-1861. Denton, TX: B. D. Ledbetter, 1972. 315p. Appendix. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 L498sl/

Leiker, James N. Racial Borders: Black Soldiers Along the Rio Grande. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2002. 241p. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 L533ra/

Massey, Sara R. Black Cowboys of Texas. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2000. 361p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 B561/

McGhee, Fred Lee. The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas. Austin, TX: F. L. McGhee, 2000. 387p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 M459bl/

McQueen, Clyde. Black Churches in Texas: A Guide to Historic Congregations. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2000. 253p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 M242bl/

Mock, Shirley Boteler. Dreaming with the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. 383p. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 M717d/

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/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks. Series II, Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867: Part E, Arkansas (1824-1867), Missouri (1806-1860), Tennessee (1792-1868), and Texas (1830-1867). Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 2005. 551p. Index. /GC 975 G941a Pt. E/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks. Series II, Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867: Part E, Texas (1830-1867). Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 2005. /Series II, Part E, Microfilm Rolls 23-26/

Race, Slavery, and Free Blacks: Series I, Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1777-1867. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1999. Texas Petitions. /Microfilm Roll 15/

Rawick, George P., ed. The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography -- Texas Narratives. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Company, 1972. /GC 976.4 T293 Parts 1-4./

Rawick, George P., ed. The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography -- Texas Narratives. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Company, 1979. /GC 976.4 T294 Parts 1-9/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Albert Clinton Horton papers, 1850-1881. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Archibald Davis Alston papers, 1804-1893. /Series J, Part 12, Roll 14/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Ernest Haywood papers, 1830-1860. /Series J, Part 7, Rolls 12-20/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Margaret Butler papers, 1847-1880. /Series I, Part 5, Roll 2/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Quitman family papers, 1760-1926. /Series J, Part 6, Rolls 5-12/

Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service, 1973. Microcopy M821. Endorsements Sent. Teachers' Letters of Appointment and Other Records Relating to Teachers. Contracts. Record of Schools. Received and Retained Reports Relating to Rations,

Reich, Steven A. The Making of a Southern Sawmill World: Race, Class, and Rural Transportation in the Piney Woods of East Texas, 1830-1930. Evanston, IL: S. A. Reich, 1998. 358p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 R271mak/

Rice, Lawrence D. The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1971. 309p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 976.4 R365n/

Richter, William L. Overreached on All Sides: The Freedmen's Bureau Administrators in Texas, 1865-1868. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1991. 436p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 976.4 R41o/

Sitton, Thad and James H. Conrad. Freedom Colonies: Independent Black Texans in the Time of Jim Crow. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. 248p. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 Si88fr/

Slave Schedules for 1850 - Texas. Washington, DC: The National Archives, 1964. Microcopy 432. /Microfilm Rolls 917-918/

Slave Schedules for 1860 - Texas. Washington, DC: The National Archives, 1967. Microcopy 653. /Microfilm Rolls 1309-1312/

Slavery in Ante-Bellum Southern Industries. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 199. Hawkins family papers, 1738-1865. /Series B, Rolls 8-21/

Smallwood, James M. Black Texans During Reconstruction, 1865-1874. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University, 1974. 457p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 976.4 Sm19b/

Tatum, Charles Edward. The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, With Emphasis on Negroes in Texas, 1870 to 1970: A Study in Historical-Cultural Geography. Lansing, MI: C. E. Tatum, 1971. 175p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 929.102 M56ta/

Tyler, Ronnie C. and Lawrence R. Murphy, eds. The Slave Narratives of Texas. Austin, TX: The Encino Press, 1974. 143p. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.4 Sl16/

Waters, Andrew. I Was Born in Slavery: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Texas. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, 2003. 164p. Photographs. /GC 976.4 W315i/

Winegarten, Ruthe. Black Texas Women: 150 Years of Trial and Triumph. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1995. 427p. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.4 W719b/

Austin County:
Hales, Douglas. A Southern Family in White and Black: The Cuneys of Texas. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2003. 178p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. /GC 929.2 C78198h/

Bowie County:
Cheatham, Belzora. Slaves and Slave Owners of Bowie County, Texas in 1850. Chicago, IL: B. Cheatham, 1996. 95p. Appendix. Indices. /GC 976.401 B67ch/

Brazoria County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Perry family papers, 1786-1870. /Series G, Part 1, Rolls 12-31/

Brazos County:
Person, Oswell, PhD. African American Bryan, Texas: Celebrating the Past. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012. 190p. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. /GC 976.402 B84pe/

Cass County:
Rothwell, Darelene Warren. A History of African-American Families and Slaveholders in Cass County, East Texas, from the Colonial Days and Slavery to the 21st Century. Anaheim, CA: Creative Continuum, 2006. 427p. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. /GC 976.401 C26WD

Colorado County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Chas. Wm. Tait papers, 1844-1855. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 44/

Dallas County:
Dallas, Texas Negro City Directory, 1947-1948. S. l.: s. n., 19--. 356p. /GC 976.402 D16dl/

Davidson, James Michael. Mediating Race and Class Through the Death Experience: Power Relations and Resistance Strategies of an African-American Community, Dallas, Texas (1869-1907). Austin, TX: J. M. Davidson, 2004. 944p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. Photograph. /GC 976.402 D16da/

Phillips, Joseph Michael. The Fire This Time: The Battle Over Racial, Regional and Religious Identities in Dallas, Texas, 1860-1990. Austin, TX: J. M. Phillips, 2002. 486p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 976.402 D16pha/

Phillips, Michael. White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Dallas, 1841-2001. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2006. 267p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.402 D16ph/

Sanders, Marc and Ruthe Winegarten. The Lives and Times of Black Dallas Women. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 2002. 230p. Bibliography. Index. Photographs. /GC 976.402 E16san/

Falls County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Billingsley family papers, 1838-1866. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 36/

Freestone County:
Freestone County Colored Marriage Book # 2, 1871-1883. Fairfield, TX: Freestone County Genealogical Society, 199-. 30p. /GC 976.401 F87f/

Galveston County:
Boudreaus, Tommie D. and Alice M. Gatson. African Americans of Galveston. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 127p. Photographs. Images of America Series. /GC 976.402 G13bo/

Farrington, Clifford. Biracial Unions on Galveston's Waterfront, 1865-1925. Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 2007. 253p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. /GC 976.402 G13fc/

Grimes County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Lizzie Scott Nesblett papers, 1849-1865. /Series G, Part 1, Rolls 34-35/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Thomas E. Blackshear papers, 1830-1889. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 44/

Guadalupe County:
Gretchen, Mark. Slave Transactions of Guadalupe County, Texas. Santa Maria, CA: Janaway Publishing, 2009. 342p. Indices. Bibliography. Illustrations. /GC 976.401 G93gr/

Harris County:
Beeth, Howard and Cary D. Wintz, eds. Black Dixie: Afro-Texan History and Culture in Houston. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1992. 294p. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.402 H81be/

Goodwin, Ronald E. African Americans of Houston. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013. 127p. Photographs. Images of American Series. /GC 976.402 H81gr/

Traylor, Ronald D. Barrett Station, Texas: Life in a Black Community, 1865-2005. Houston, TX: R. D. Traylor, 2005. 302p. Appendix. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.401 H24tr/

Von der Mehden, Fred R. The Ethnic Groups of Houston. Houston, TX: Rice University, 1984. 240p. Bibliography. /GC 976.402 H81e/

Harrison County:
Galland, China. Love Cemetery: Unburying the Secret History of Slaves. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. 274p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 976.401 H25gal.

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Rebecca M. H. Hagerty papers, 1823-1880. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 42/

Houston County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. James M. Hall family papers, 1844-1888. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33-34/

Hunt County:
Slave Owners of Hunt County, Texas and the Number of Slaves Owned by Each in 1864. Quinlan, TX: The Hunt County Pacer, 1983. 7p. /GC 976.401 H91sl/

Limestone County:
Tedford, Sandra. Mortality and Slave Schedules of Limestone County, Texas, 1850-1880. Farmersville, TX: S. Tedford, 1989. 70p. Index. /GC 976.401 L62te/

Lubbock County:
Parks, Katie. Remember When? A History of African Americans In Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock, TX: Friends of the Library/Southwest Collection, 1999. 218p. Photographs. /GC 976.402 L96oy/

Marion County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Rebecca M. H. Hagerty papers, 1823-1880. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 42/

Matagorda County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Albert C. Horton papers, 1850-1881. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33/

Nacogdoches County:
Borders, Gary B. A Hanging in Nacogdoches: Murder, Race, Politics, and Polemics in Texas's Oldest Town, 1870-1916. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2006. 209p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.402 N11bo/

Navarro County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Lizzie Scott Nesblett papers, 1849-1865. /Series G, Part 1, Rolls 34-35/

Nueces County:
Glasgow, Brenda Mazone. Why She Stayed At an African-American School, Solomon Coles, During Desegregation. Knoxville, TN: Glasgow Communications, 2010. 117p. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.402 C81gb/

Glasrud, Bruce A., et. al. African Americans in Corpus Christi. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012. 127p. Bibliography. Photographs. Imags of America Series. /GC 976.402 C81gl/

Potter County:
Stuart, Claudia and Jean Stuntz. African Americans in Amarillo. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2009. 127p. Photographs. Images of American Series. /GC 976.402 Am13st/

Rains County:
Lawe, Gwendolyn McMillan. From Wolf to Wolfwood: A Genealogical and Historical Study of the McMillans and the African American Communities of Emory, Texas. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2011. 177p. Appendices. Illustrations. Phtotographs. /GC 929.2 M2277La/

Red River County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Geo. Travis Wright papers, 1824-1868. /Series G, Part 1, Rolls 42-44/

Rusk County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Julien S. Devereux papers, 1787-1865. /Series G. Part 1, Rolls 36-42/

Shelby County:
Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society. Timpson & Surrounding Area Black Obituaries. Timpson, TX: Timpson Area Genealogical and Heritage Society of Shelby County, Texas, 236p. Index. /GC 976.401 Sh4tb/

Tarrant County:
Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. Newsletter. Fort Worth, TX: Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc., 1982-. /Periodical/

Travis County:
Mears, Michelle M. And Grace Will Lead Me Home: African American Freedmen Communities of Austin, Texas, 1865-1928. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 2009. 233p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. /GC 976.402 Au7me/

McDonald, Jason. Racial Dynamics in Early Twentieth-Centry Austin, Texas Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012. 371p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 976.402 Au7mcd/

Victoria County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Preston Rose family papers, 1838-1882. /Series G, Part 1, Rolls 31-32/

Walker County:
Lede, Naomi, ed. Pathfinders: A History of the Pioneering Efforts of African Americans, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas. Huntsville, TX: African American Documentary Committee & the Walker County Historical Commission, 2004. 176p. Photographs. /GC 976.402 H92p/

Stubblefield, Ruth. Walker County, Texas Black Cemeteries. Huntsville, TX: Walker County Genealogical Society, 1999. 146p. Index. /GC 976.401 W14st/

Wharton County:
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Albert C. Horton papers, 1850-1881. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. Green C. Duncan papers, 1853-1865. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33/

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 198-. John P. Bolton papers, 1853-1863. /Series G, Part 1, Roll 33/

Wilson County:
Harris, Jamie L. Walker. African American in Wilson County, Texas, 1860-1885: An Aid for Family Historians. Las Vegas, NV: LynBrook Books, 2006. 94p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. /GC 976.401 W69ha/

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