“A People without knowledge of its History, is like a tree without roots.”
We’re on a mission!
African American Genealogy Group is on a mission to help people discover their ancestral roots through education and a commitment to building community.
Come and join us every
2nd Tuesday of each month, except July & August, for our General Meeting.
These meetings are always free and open to the public.
January 2022 General Member Meeting
Preparing for the 1950 Census with special Guest Speaker Claire Kluskens
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Join the African American Genealogy Group for our January 2022 General Member Meeting.
As many of you know, the 1950 census will be released for public use on April 1, 2022. This presentation will provide an overview of what is included in the 1950 census, what you can do to get ready now, and what you can expect from the special National Archives website that will be devoted exclusively to this census.
Join us with Special Guest Speaker Claire Kluskens, a digital projects archivist and designated Genealogy/Census Records Subject Matter Expert, who has spearheaded the completion of more than 330 National Archives microfilm publications, and now works on digital and description projects for the National Archives Catalog.
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