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28 December 2012

Black History Month Panel Discussion – Saturday, February 23, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

California Genealogical Society Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL
Oakland, California 94612

The California Genealogical Society (CGS) is partnering with the African American Genealogical Society of Northern California (AAGSNC) to present a Black History Month panel discussion. Felicia Addison, Annette Madden, Vernester Sheeler, Nicka Smith, and Jackie Stewart are members of both societies. They will be discussing genealogy research in their respective home states: South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi. The panel will share some of the challenges they have faced and how they overcame them, including the use of DNA. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in a strategy session.

The panel session is limited to thirty participants and is a free benefit of membership. Non-members fee is $20.00 (non-refundable) and can be applied towards membership on the day of the of the event.

Register online.

Preregistration is required. Walk-ins will not be admitted. Registration confirmations will be sent to the first thirty registrants. Additional names will be collected and placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations.

Copyright © 2012 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library.