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Unveiling Roots: Navigating African American Genealogy Research

Delve into the fascinating world of genealogy research specifically tailored to uncover the stories and connections that make up the tapestry of African American heritage. In this webinar, we will guide you through essential techniques, resources, and strategies to navigate the often intricate and complex paths of African American genealogy.
Key Topics Include:
Overcoming Challenges: Explore the historical obstacles and unique challenges that may arise when researching African American genealogy, such as the impact of slavery, record gaps, and migration patterns.
Effective Research Methods: Learn proven methodologies and specialized research techniques to trace your roots back through generations, including the use of census records, vital records, and oral history.
Online Resources and Archives: Navigate the wealth of online databases, archives, and resources that can be used for African American genealogy research, ensuring you have the tools needed to uncover your family's past. We will prioritize HeritageQuest, digitized newspapers, the Digital Library on American Slavery, and the DigitalNC collection.

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Thursday, February 22, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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