ID: 408467

Genealogy Workshop, African Americans: From Slavery to Freedom

Publish Date: Jan 28, 2013
Event Date: February 23, 2013
Event Time: 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Subject: Art
Venue: Senator John Heinz History Center
Description: Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center
412-454-6364

The History Center’s Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives will host a special workshop to help visitors learn the best methods for researching their family history.

On Sat., Feb. 23, genealogists will present their research on the manumission papers included in the From Slavery to Freedom exhibit. The experts will share genealogy methods used to research those ancestors who were enslaved and emancipated. This History Center workshop is co-sponsored by the Afro-American Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh and supported by the Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.

Workshop admission is free. Please register at library@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6364.

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