Sat., Feb. 13, 2016
9 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Enduring Chronicle: Reconstruction and the Promise of Freedom"
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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"End-of-Year Meeting.” Camaraderie, silent auction for Oct.13-16, 2016 national conference in Atlanta, and more. See what you missed.
"40 Yrs. Later: Vietnam Remembered.” Lecture and panel discussion about the African American experience in the Vietnam War. See what you missed.
CALL FOR PAPERS! Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016 (Details)
The Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS -- pronounced "oggs") 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, conferences, webinars, research leads 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.)