The Other Black Migration - Genealogy Workshop Series

Research Your Family Tree 1
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Celebrate Black History Month and learn about your family history with the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society (SFAAHCS) and the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) by attending workshops and a presentation about DNA and genealogy at the African American Art and Cultural Complex.

Participants will explore genealogy, with emphasis on African Americans, to tell another part of the Black migration story. Learn about genealogy resources that are freely available online and at the San Francisco Public Library. Research assistance will be provided by volunteers from SFAAHCS and a librarian from SFPL. Participants will also have the opportunity to share their discoveries and experiences.

Bring your own laptop, tablet or other Internet powered device. And bring any family trees or specific research questions to the workshops.

All workshops will be held at the African American Historical and Cultural Society, 762 Fulton Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA. Registration is required. Space is limited to 10 persons per session.

FOR REGISTRATION: Call 415-292-6172 or email: info@sfaahcs.org to reserve a space. Leave your name, phone number/email, and the dates/times of workshops you plan to attend.

Schedule:

Research Your Family Tree 1
Search on your own or ask for assistance. Share your experiences.
Wednesday, February 6
2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Call 415-292-6172 or email: info@sfaahcs.org to register for one or both of these sessions.

Research Your Family Tree 2
Search on your own or ask for assistance. Share your experiences.
Wednesday, February 13
2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Call 415-292-6172 or email: info@sfaahcs.org to register for one or both of these sessions.

African American Genetic Migrations
Learn resources and skills to discover your family tree through genetic technologies. Presenter: LaJuan Hall
Saturday, February 23
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Call 415-292-6172 or email: info@sfaahcs.org to register for this session.

Research Your Family Tree 3
Search on your own or ask for assistance. Share your experiences.
Wednesday, February 27
2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Call 415-292-6172 or email: info@sfaahcs.org to register for one or both of these sessions.

This series of programs is sponsored by the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society, the San Francisco Public Library, and the African American Arts and Cultural Center.

Note: This event will be taking place at a location outside the San Francisco network of public libraries. For questions concerning the event, please contact the hosting library: Main Library.

Learn more about History and Genealogy through the wealth of resources available at the Library.

These cultural events are free and open to the public. See More Than a Month for the complete program guide.

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