Finding Your African-American Ancestors Workshop, Feb. 21

[This announcement is cross-posted from the GHL Blog.]

FREE WORKSHOP

Finding Your African-American Ancestors

February 21, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Vault Collection, VC.42: The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. State Archives of North Carolina.

Vault Collection, VC.42: The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. State Archives of North Carolina

 

This session introduces research techniques for finding African-American ancestors prior to 1870.  We will discuss slave laws during this time period and what materials are available at both the Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives.

Program location:

Department of Cultural Resources Building, Room 208

109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601

To register please visit the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library in person or call (919)807-7450 or email slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov.

This program is part of the Saturday genealogy workshop series sponsored by the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives of North Carolina.

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