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Alamance County African-American History Research: Black History

Source guide to historical materials on black history, slavery, and the African-American experience in Alamance County North Carolina

Alamance County Public Libraries

Alamance County Public Libraries provide free and open access to lifelong learning, resources for everyday living, and reading for pleasure in a welcoming environment.  Our collections, services and programs enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities. Contact the Library webmaster.

Alamance County Public Libraries operates as a Department of Alamance County Government.  Visit the Alamance County Website at www.alamance-nc.com.

Alamance County Freedmans Bureau Records

Reconstruction Freedman’s Bureau complaints

 (sharecropping and voter suppression)

filed at Graham, NC 1868

includes name index

digitized originals at familysearch.org

 

African American Historic Sites

Central High School Marker (Graham, NC)

Dr Charles Drew Memorial

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Historic Site

Kirk Holden War

Joe & Odell Thompson Statue 

McCray School

 Alex Haley mini-series

relatives from Alamance Co. Crossroads Community

 

Michael Holt III Slave Ledger

Slave Ledger of Michael Holt III (1778-1842)

dated June 1809

 

Runaway Slaves and Bond Servants

Runaway Slave and Bondservant Advertising from the pages of

The Hillsborough Recorder (Orange County, NC) and

The Greensboro Patriot (Guilford Couny, NC)

1820-1864

African American Cultural Arts & History Center

Historically Black Early 20th Century Schoolhouses