Clayton Library Lecture Series

Library: Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

Date: 2/8/2020

Time: 10:00AM - 4:30PM

Type: African American History Month, Genealogy, Featured Event

Age Group: adults, teens ages 13-18 years

 

Paper Trails: Tracing African American Ancestry

 

Save the Date!!! Nationally recognized lecturers Ari Wilkins and Sharon Gillins will be presenting two sessions each celebrating family history research.  These presentations will be held at the Holocaust Museum Houston theater, across the street from the Clayton Library on Caroline Street. 

 

There will be a 9:00am beginning genealogy session in the Clayton Library Carriage House. Seating for this session is limited and is first come, first seated.

 

Registration for the sessions at the Holocaust Museum Houston is required.  Register at https://hmh.org/events/paper-trails-tracing-african-american-ancestry-2020-02-08-10:00:00. Check in at the Museum begins at 10:00am. 

 

Sessions include: Incorporating Oral History into Your Research; The Hand and the Glove....Researching Ancestors in Wills, Land and Property Records; Using Antebellum Southern Plantation Records; and Researching African American Family History - The Same and Different.  Co-sponsored by the Houston Public Library / Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The Clayton Library Friends, The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Inc | Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter, and the Holocaust Museum Houston. Reservations required for the Holocaust Museum Sessions, please register at https://hmh.org/events/paper-trails-tracing-african-american-ancestry-2020-02-08-10:00:00. Adults/Teens.