African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Genealogy to 1870

When: Fri., July 12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2019

Explore the methods and resources for African American genealogy prior to the end of the Civil War. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs presents ways to determine whether people were enslaved or free and what records will be useful for further research. Learn about the library's collections including cohabitation registers, free Negro registers, lists, wills, deeds and tax records as well as selected federal records. For information, email ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or call 692-3001.

Price: $20-$25.