March 25, 2017
Mamie Williams, Leading Republican:
Getting Everything Worthwhile Out of It
for the Race
WILLIAM C. BROWN LIBRARY
2861 Wesley Chapel Road
Velma Maia Thomas, author-historian
(Black History Month) "The Enduring Chronicle: African Americans and World War I: Over There and Over Here." See what you missed.
(Black History Month) "Reconstruction in Georgia: African-Americans in Research and Records." See what you missed.
We hosted the AAHGS 37th Nat'l Conference. Click photo to view.
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.
►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.)
View RootsTech 2017 videos (including a presentation by the AAHGS national president) and more on our Research page.