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DMV Local Resources

Christine's Genealogy Website

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Other

Comprehensive website that includes African American genealogy resources, websites, blog and forum.

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DC Library

Type of Resource:

Research Center

The DC library local history center includes the Black Studies and Washingtoniana collections at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library; and the Peabody Room at Georgetown Library. The Washingtoniana Collection houses an array of resources and materials from the late 18th Century to the present, with a primary focus on the local city.

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District of Columbia Archives

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Research Center

The District of Columbia Archives holds historical and permanently valuable records of the DC Government such as birth and death records, wills, land records and marriage records.

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Historical Society of Washington, DC

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Research Center

Community supported educational and research organization that collects, interprets and shares the history of the nation's capitol.Documents the city's physical landscape as well as the families, organizations, businesses, neighborhoods, religious institutions and other communities that comprise Washington, DC.

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Virginia Historical Society

Type of Resource:

Research Center

Documents that help tell the stories of African Americans who have lived in the state over the centuries.

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