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African American Studies
Welcome to the African American Studies guide. Resources and guidance here will help you to navigate the rich University of Virginia collections for research purposes.
Ancestry Library Edition is an academic version of ancestry.com. There are images of original documents and includes narratives, oral histories, indexes and abstracts to other resources. Over 30,000 Ancestry.com record collections and 11 billion records available to search. Record collections span the 1500s–2000s.
Compendium of demographic, economic, and social statistics for the United States.
Best onen-stop shopping for summary statistics on the U.S. The Official Stat Abstract is being discontinued by the Census Bureau due to budget restrictions. See also all the Stat Abstracts from 1878-2012.
A database of enslaved Virginians. With support from the Dominion Foundation, this database brings together the names of these persons, along with any other pertinent information that may be associated with each name, such as their occupation or the names of other family members. Browse the database by record type or location. Or use the "Find A Record" area to look for listings by occupation.