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Celebrating Black History Month - FREE Online Resources for African-American Research

A photo from the Illinois Digitial Archives'  Bloomington-Normal Black History Project collection, contributed by the McLean County Historical Society
In honor of Black History month, Fold3 is making the records in its Black History Collection available for free through the end of February!  Their collection includes over a millions records spanning the Civil War era through the Civil Rights Movement.Florida Atlantic University provides an excellent list of African-American genealogy resources!Family Tree Magazine also provides a great list of African-American Genealogy books, groups and other resources.FamilySearch offers some tips for tracing your African-American Genealogy and celebrating Black History Month.The National Archives' Library Information Center also provides some resources for researching black history.The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) promotes the rich diversity of African-American History. Honoring African American History in Illino…

ISGS January/February Newsletter Hot off the Presses!

The January/February 2020 issue of the ISGS Newsletter is now available for EVERYONE to read and enjoy! 


Current and past ISGS newsletters are always available for members AND non-members on the ISGS Website, under "Newsletters."

Happy Reading!


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