June 25, 2016
Learn family-tree research basics
Read, type, upload -- anytime, anywhere . . . on your computer!
MAY 28, 2016
"Freedmen's Bureau Indexing: The Final Stretch." Regular meeting continues effort to finish by June 19. See what you missed.
MAY 7, 2016
"Freedmen's Bureau Index-A-Thon." Special event (non-meeting): typing names, dates and other data online to help FamilySearch reach national completion deadline of June 19 (Juneteenth). See what you missed.
General Session. 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.
Free. Presentations on summertime genealogical activities, with ways to encourage young family historians: the Ask Granny program, heirloom recipes, a teen's genealogy search story, and using a cemetery to track descendants. Exhibit tables, books for sale. Sponsored by the Georgia Genealogical Society, Georgia Archives and AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter. Details. (Georgia Archives; 5800 Jonesboro Road; Morrow, GA)
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.)