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The following resources would be helpful in African American research.


Introduction[edit | edit source]

A Research Strategy[edit | edit source]

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Pioneer Museum (Flagstaff)[edit | edit source]

2340 N. Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-774-6272

Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: Closed except during special events.

The Pioneer Museum has a few collections documenting African American pioneers. See Black Genesisfor reference to Beppie Culin Papers (1850-1900) on page 64which contain 324 bills of sale for slaves.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]

Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

Death Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Phoenix[edit | edit source]

Tanner Chapel AME Church, 1887- History

Tucson[edit | edit source]

Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 1900- History

African Americans are represented mainly in five categories: Baptist, Methodist, Church of God in Christ, Church of Christ, and Apostolic.

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The bibliography,Trailtones: The African-American Heritage of Arizona,compiled by Gloria L. Smith contains materials that highlight African-American heritage in Arizona.

Probably the first person of African heritage who came to this area was a member of a Spanish expedition.Esteban was originally from Morocco, and was a slave to a Spaniard. He first arrived in the New World in 1528. See Esteban, a 16th Century Explorer.

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Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Organizations[edit | edit source]

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

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