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Black Studies Publications

We offer a selection of guides, finding aids, microfilm catalogs, and special archival publications useful to anyone, especially scholars, archivists, historians, and researchers, interested in military history.

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Black History: A Guide to Civilian Records in the National Archives


This award-winning research guide provides accurate, concise information about civilian records held by the National Archives textual, photographic, and audiovisual that can be used to study the history of African Americans. 1984.

Black Studies: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications


This expanded edition of Black Studies describes a wealth of historical records for research in African American history and genealogy. Over 200 microfilm publications are listed—including 60 new or previously uncited series—that document the African American experience from the post-Revolutionary era to the early 20th century.

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