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AAHGS Metro Atlanta

P. O. Box 54131

Atlanta, GA 30308-9998

aahgsatlanta@gmail.com

AAHGS 45th Conference

Held Virtually Oct. 10-12, 2024

Call-for-Papers Due May 31

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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)

 

 

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

SEE WHAT YOU MISSED!

 

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!

PROJECTS

Chapter Volunteers Help 2023 GPB-TV Pledge Drive

Answered phones and took donations "live" in the studio Feb. 26 during airing of Dr. Henry Louis Gates' "Making Black America" series

African American Church Cemeteries in DeKalb & Fulton Counties

Researched and published an inventory guide

South-View Cemetery Biographies

Researched bios of interred for the South-View Cemetery Foundation

1906 Atlanta Race Riot (Massacre) Commemoration

2006 -- We partnered with the Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot to conduct, research and trace African American victims' families to find descendants. The effort culminated with a Centennial Remembrance Weekend held in September 2006. (Articles accessed from Newspapers.com)

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African American Funeral Programs

Collecting and indexing programs with local groups and repositories for online access

Honored U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) Graves in Marietta, GA National Cemetery

1940 U.S. Census

Indexed nearly 130,000 names in 2012 to make them searchable on FamilySearch.

Freedmen's Bureau Indexing

Macedonia Cemetery Research

Researched interred in 2017 at Macedonia African Methodist Church Cemetery

WWII Netherlands Black Liberators

Researched "Finding the Descendants" of the 172 African American soldiers buried in Margraten (Details on our Members Only page)

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