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Researching African American Ancestors: A Virtual Seminar

August 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

Quad A and the Genealogical Committee, auxiliaries of the Western Reserve Historical Society, are proud to present “Researching African-American Ancestors.” The presentation schedule includes:

9:00 – Ari Wilkins, “Beginning African American Genealogy

10:30 – Dr. Deborah Abbott, “Strategies and Techniques: Reconstructing an African American Family from Freedom to Slavery

12:00- Ann Sindelar, overview of African American genealogical resources at the Cleveland History Center

12:15- Patrice Hamiter, “The African American Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society”

1:00 – Shamele Jordon, “Mapping African Americans: Finding and Using Maps for Genealogy

2:30 – Judy G. Russell, “From 1619 to Juneteenth – Slavery and the Law Before the Civil War


$20 General Admission

$10 WRHS Quad A OR Genealogical Committee Members

Get Your Tickets Today!


August 6, 2022
9:00 am - 3:45 pm