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FREE | Uncovering Our Roots: African American Genealogy Workshop Series – Part 3

February 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Uncovering Our Roots- African American Genealogy Workshop Series | Part 3
Uncovering Our Roots: African American Genealogy Workshop Series Part 3 takes a deeper dive into tracing historical roots.

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Uncovering Our Roots: African American Genealogy Workshop Series

Part Three: Strategies And Techniques Tracing A Family From Freedom to Slavery

Wednesday, February 16 from 6:00 -730 PM

The most difficult part of African American research is finding and identifying enslaved ancestors and their owners. After the thorough basic introductory resources in part one and part two, discover some recommended next steps in this 90-minute workshop, led by professional genealogist and expert Dr. Deborah A. Abbott. During this workshop, we will focus on the importance of analyzing the information clues and resources to pursue the genealogical and local history resources helpful in African American ancestry research.


February 16, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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Cleveland Public Library
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