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Special Event: Seeking Untold Stories: Researching African American Genealogy in Historic Records
May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
A discussion and evening of information about researching the genealogy surrounding African Americans. Winston Favor from the Mariners’ Museum will speak about his project finding Black Stories in museum collections, and there will be a video of Selma Stewart of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society speaking specifically about her knowledge of finding Contraband within the historical narrative. There will also be panelist from the AAHGS to answer questions. In addition, information and resources about conducting genealogical research will be available.