Allen County Public Library - Genealogy Center
College of William and Mary - Special Collections Research Center
Freedman Journal, 10/9/1865-11/29/1865. Diary of an employee of the Freedman's Bureau who was working near Norfolk and Fort Monroe, Virginia. 20 pages. October 9, 1865: "We left Pier 35, North River, New York, last Saturday noon in the steamer "Hatteras: for this port (i.e. Norfolk, Virginia). On October 13th, he was writing from the Tyler House at Fortress Monroe, Virginia. He describes his ocean voyage and areas that he visits, including Norfolk and Fort Monroe, giving his opinions on some topics. His job is teaching three classes at the Butler School. He is one of a number of teachers teaching over 800 students. Talks of his teaching experiences. He visits Slabtown, "a village of some 1500 Freedmen" and describes the area. He gives his opinions on the difficulty of the black population to learn how to live after being slaves, gives examples of how happy people are to be free and praises them for their efforts and achievements. He goes to church and preaches at church meetings, ... Read More
Kentucky Historical Society
This collection consists of two Indenture of Apprentice documents issued in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1866 by the Freedman's Bureau. William Arnold and Sally Allison were indentured to E.J. McKemmey and John W. Allison, both of Bourbon County
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Newspaper print of the Freedmen's Bureau in Memphis. Shows three men surrounded by African Americans waiting for assistance
Smithsonian - National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 1918 rolls of microfilm held by the National Archives and Records Administration.
Louisiana State University - Special Collections
Military order issued by the Office of Superintendent and Provost Marshall of Freedmen at Natchez, Miss., signed by Lieut. Col. A.L. Mitchell, to Lieut. J. Wesley Cavell concerning the use of livestock on Home Farm, Miss
Arkansas History Commission
This ledger of the Leek Plantation (eastern Pulaski County) is a "Total Statement of Supplies and Cash advanced Freedmen during the year 1867, in compliance with the Contract with W.R. Vaughan & Co., approved at Bureau R.F. & . A.L., Dist. Little Rock." It includes amounts of provisions and clothing advanced during the year as well as medicines, ginning, extra labor, and interest
Kentucky Historical Society
This collection consists of two Freedman Bureau's Indentures of Apprentice issued in Bourbon County, Kentucky April 16th, 1866. Mina Harris, seven years old, and Frank Harris, 5 years old, both free persons of color, were indentured to Patsy Clay from Bourbon County.