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Black History Month 2016 – Access the Black History Records

February 4, 2016 by | Comments Off on Black History Month 2016 – Access the Black History Records

In honor of Black History Month, Fold3 is making the records in its Black History collection available for free through the end of February. Whether you’re looking for your ancestors or doing broader research, the Black History collection gives you … Continue reading

USCT Service Records Complete through the 138th Infantry – Free through May 31st

May 21, 2013 by | 4 Comments

In partnership with the National Archives, Fold3 recently finished scanning and publishing the complete set of compiled military service records of the United States Colored Troops (USCT). The collection is comprised of over 3.6 million document images for the 1st … Continue reading

Explore the Black History Collection

February 1, 2012 by | Comments Off on Explore the Black History Collection

In 1976, President Ford designated February as Black History Month to highlight the achievements of African Americans in U.S. history. He encouraged the nation to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area … Continue reading