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AAHGS Metro Atlanta

P. O. Box 54131

Atlanta, GA 30308-9998

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AAHGS 45th Conference

Held virtually Oct. 10-12, 2024

Theme: "Fighting Erasure:

Staying Visible by Keeping

African American Genealogy

and History in Focus"

 

 

Our Congratulations to
AAHGS-Atl’s Terri Ward

• Winner of the coveted

Frazine K. Taylor

IGHR Scholarship

“Researching African

American Ancestors”

Attend IGHR 2024.

(July 21-26)

• Winner of the coveted

MAAGI Scholarship

(July 9-11) Midwest

African American

Genealogy Institute

 

 

Presented March 9, 2024

by LDS, AAHGS-Atl, et.al.

SEE WHAT YOU MISSED!

AAHGS-Atl Presenters

The Day’s Agenda

 

 

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

View presentation.

 

 

Held February 1-3, 2024

SEE WHAT YOU MISSED!

Recordings on YouTube

Photo Gallery

 

 

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

View details!

 

 

CHAPTER MEMBERS!
Committee Volunteer
Opportunities:

Grant Writer ● Research Projects

Email us for details!

Virtual Chapter Meetings (with timestamps) 2024

Computer with Teams Gallery people on screen(600x467)

 

18 MAY 2024 -- "Member Presentations" (Chapter members) Researchers share processes, discoveries and stories.

 

27 APR 2024 --"Without a Hint, There is No Story" (Bernice Bennett, award-winning author, genealogist, speaker and storyteller discussed the importance of following-up on seemingly minor statements and references made by relatives.)

 

23 MAR 2024 -- "Finding Your Buffalo Soldier Ancestor" (Chapter Vice President Nefertiti Hawthorne discusses the history of this U.S. Army African American group of servicemen and includes a case study of her Buffalo Soldier ancestor, "Finding and Documenting William Gharr.")

 

27 JAN 2024 -- "Exploring the 1906 Atlanta Massacre Through Genealogy" (The AAHGS Metro Atlanta 1906 Research Team takes you on a journey through the history of the 1906 Atlanta Raced Riot/Massacre, unraveling stories, piecing together victims and survivors, and finding descendants.)

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