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Exploring Your Roots: African American Genealogy at the Library of Congress

Exploring Your Roots: African American Genealogy at the Library of Congress

Journey into the lives of your ancestors through the published records and online resources at the Library of Congress. Learn strategies to overcome roadblocks in the historical record. Explore the untold stories of generations past by searching digitized oral histories, newspapers, maps, and photographs documenting African American lives in America. 

Our presenter, Ahmed Johnson, has worked in the Local History and Genealogy Reading Room as a Reference Librarian since 2004.  He is the African American Genealogy Specialist. 

Related LibGuide: Genealogy by Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL)

Date:
Monday, November 16, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories:
Digital Programs
Audience:
  Adults  
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Joint program of the Virginia Room, City of Fairfax Genealogical Society and the Fairfax Genealogical Society.  Email with Zoom link for program will be sent to all registrants on November 15.  

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