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Individual content items that you can find in ProQuest African American Heritage include images from microfilm collections and pages from books, delivered as Adobe PDF files.

Images from Collections

Birth, Marriage, Death images

You can find Marriage and Cohabitation images through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available with the image differ slightly depending on whether you searched or browsed.

With a Marriage or Cohabitation record image displayed, you can:

Federal Census images

You can find Federal Census images through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available on the image display page differ slightly.

With a Federal Census record image displayed, you can:

Freedman's Bank images

You can find Freedman's Bank images through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available with the image differ slightly.

With a Freedman's Bank record image displayed, you can:

Military images

You can find military images through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available on the image display page differ slightly, depending on the record type (Draft Registrations or Service) and whether you searched or browsed.

With a military record image displayed, you can:

Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color images

You can find Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color images through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available on the image display page differ slightly, depending on whether you searched or browsed.

With a Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color register image displayed, you can:

Images from Publications

You can find and view page images from publications by searching, or by browsing. A search returns a search results list. Browsing, a browse list.

The Citation

When you click an item in either your search results or in a browse list, the item's citation is displayed. The citation page includes:

The Image

With a Publications image displayed, you can:

Pages from Black Genesis

You can find Black Genesis pages through a search, or through a browse. Features and options that are available with the image differ slightly.

With a Black Genesis displayed, you can:

My Notebook—a Place for Storing Citations and Notes

My Notebook is a storage place for citations of items of interest that you find during your current session. You can open My Notebook at any time by clicking the My Notebook link at the right side of the navigation toolbar at the top of every page. Throughout ProQuest African American Heritage, you'll see a checkbox labeled Add to My Notebook in the following locations:

Things to know about My Notebook include: