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AAHGS Metro Atlanta

P. O. Box 54131

Atlanta, GA 30308-9998

aahgsatlanta@gmail.com

Presented March 9, 2024

by LDS, AAHGS-Atl, et.al.

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AAHGS-Atl Presenters

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Presented Feb. 18, 2024

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REVOLUTIONARY HISTORY
GA Loyalists, Slavery, DNA

AAHGS-Atl's Terri Ward and

Adolphus Armstrong

for Coastal GA Genealogical Society

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Held February 1-3, 2024

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WE’RE AAHGS NAT’L 2023
CHAPTER OF THE YEAR!
Members Win 3 Categories.

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CHAPTER MEMBERS!
Committee Volunteer
Opportunities:

Weekly Events Compiler ● Grant Writer ● Research Projects

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“Freedmen’s Bureau Fridays”

Each Friday evening, Dr. Shelley Murphy instructs newcomers on the value and methods of researching FamilySearch's collection of Freedmen's Bureau records. It's an intensive collection and this weekly meeting dives deep into the record set and “workshops” participants' ancestors pre- and post-emancipation brick walls.

Dr. Murphy is the lead Descendant Project Researcher for the Descendants of Enslaved Communities at the University of Virginia, which seeks to identify descendants of enslaved laborers who helped to build the university for Thomas Jefferson.

HERE’S HOW TO ATTEND "FREEDMEN'S BUREAU FRIDAYS":

- Register in advance.

- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings.

- Save that confirmation email to join future “Freedmen’s Bureau Fridays” meetings in 2023.

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