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

When: Fri., July 22, 10-11:45 a.m. 2022

Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs presents ways to determine whether an individual was 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 1865. earn about the Library’s collection including cohabitation registers, “Free Negro Registers” lists, wills, deeds, and tax records. Contact Ashley Ramey Craig at ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3001 for more information. $15 ($10 for Library of Virginia members) Registration Required

Price: $10-$15