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=== African Americans  ===
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Many African Americans settled in Wisconsin. They were trappers and boatmen in the 1700s. Settlers from the Southern states brought slaves with them. There were many free African-Americans in Wisconsin also. For more information, you may wish to contact:
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'''Wisconsin Black Historical Society'''<br>2620 West Center Street<br>Milwaukee, WI 53206<br>Telephone: 414-372-7677<br>Internet: http://www.wbhsm.org/ <br><br>
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A helpful source for learning about African-Americans in Wisconsin is: Zachary Cooper, ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin'' (Madison, Wisconsin: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997; Family History Library book {{FHL|172482|title-id|disp=977.5 A1 no. 51}}).
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Cooper, Zachary. ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin''. - Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1977. - E185.93.W58 C66 FHL book 977.5 Al #51
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''Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin''. - [Milwaukee: S.n., 1950/51-1953.54] 2 vol. E185.93W58 N4
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[http://www.disc.wisc.edu/ Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries]
  
 
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Revision as of 09:00, 9 May 2018

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A list of resources for African American research of ancestors who lived in Wisconsin .

Background[edit | edit source]

The few slaves that may have been in Wisconsin before the Civil War may be listed in the United States Census Slave Schedules.

Wisconsin was not highly populated before the Civil War but after the War movement brought all groups including the African American.


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Civil War African Americans[edit | edit source]

Many of those involved in the Civil War moved after the War.

Genealogical Research[edit | edit source]

Kansas African American Genealogy

Genealogical Library and Society[edit | edit source]

Libraries[edit | edit source]


Oral Histories[edit | edit source]


African Americans[edit | edit source]

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Many African Americans settled in Wisconsin. They were trappers and boatmen in the 1700s. Settlers from the Southern states brought slaves with them. There were many free African-Americans in Wisconsin also. For more information, you may wish to contact:

Wisconsin Black Historical Society
2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Telephone: 414-372-7677
Internet: http://www.wbhsm.org/

A helpful source for learning about African-Americans in Wisconsin is: Zachary Cooper, Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997; Family History Library book 977.5 A1 no. 51).

Cooper, Zachary. Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin. - Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1977. - E185.93.W58 C66 FHL book 977.5 Al #51

Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin. - [Milwaukee: S.n., 1950/51-1953.54] 2 vol. E185.93W58 N4

Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category African American Resources for Wisconsin[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]