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

When: Fri., June 3, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2022

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 an individual was enslaved or free and what types of records will be useful for further research. Project manager Lydia Neuroth will explain the Virginia Untold project, which provides digital access to collections from Virginia localities relating to enslaved and free African Americans prior to 1866. Contact Ashley Ramey Craig at ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3001 for more information.

Price: $25 ($20 for Library of Virginia members)