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"Using What You Have to Get What You Need." A genealogy workshop presented by Chapter member Tamika Strong, exploring family tree clues around us. See what you missed.
"Black History Month Program.” Cemeteries, freedom papers, genealogy, brick walls and research resources. See what you missed.
The Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society provides a monthly local forum for family-tree researchers by sharing historical and genealogical information, methodology and sources about African Americans with roots not just in Georgia, but in all states and nations.
Ceremony by the Georgia Historical Society and the Historic South-View Preservation Foundation honoring these burial grounds founded in 1886 by formerly enslaved African Americans. (South-View Cemetery, 1990 Jonesboro Road, SE, Atlanta)
Help index names from Freedmen's Bureau documents so the ancestors' names in them are easily searchable online. Do a few on your laptop (no tablets) or one of 4 desktops. If bringing a laptop, pre-download FamilySearch indexing program here. Get a quick start here. Or download it at the Index-A-Thon site. RSVP your arrival time at email@example.com. (Atlanta Family History Center, 1469 Lee Street, Atlanta)
Helpful research leads, websites, online web- and audio-casts and more.
►Workshops and a speakers' forum to meet the needs and interests of chapter members
►Monthly meetings that offer opportunities to meet other researchers and share research strategies, problems and successes unique to African American family tree searches
►State Research Focus Groups for researchers of specific states, as determined by member interest and participation
►Friendly interactions between family history researchers and genealogists of all levels of experience, from beginners to published experts
*(The 24-image slideshow at the top features AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter members' ancestors, American black history mileposts, significant places and some of the documents we all seek. To pause the slideshow, hover your cursor over the desired image.)