African American Genealogy Workshop - African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction–World War I

When: Fri., Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2018

This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African-American genealogy. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs covers topics such as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, population schedules from the federal census, newspapers, and records for elections, educational institutions, businesses and organizations.

Price: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members)