The 1950 census records were released by the U.S. National Archives on April 1, 2022. This website provides full access to the 1950 census images, including population schedules, enumeration district maps, and enumeration district descriptions.
A resource to help individuals find historical and genealogical information on African-Americans in North Carolina.
This website was created by UNCG, if you can't access a document ask a librarian at Surry Community College.
esources for African American research fall into two periods: pre-and post-Civil War. Post-Civil War research consists of consulting the same record types as non-African-Americans. Pre-Civil War records consist of slave importation declarations, plantation records, emancipation records, apprenticeship bonds for freedmen, North Carolina hiring practices, census records, white family records, church and cemetery records, military records, vital records, and numerous North Carolina court records. African American vital records were usually recorded in separate books for many years.
Collection of links to online databases that may be of interest to individuals researching African American genealogy. Please note that some of these resources can only be accessed from a computer on UNC's campus or with a UNC Onyen.
Ask a Surry librarian if you need help.
Google News Archive is an extension of Google News providing free access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives on the web, both free and paid. Some of the news archives date back to 18th century. There is a timeline view available, to select news from various years.