African American Research (Genealogy) Workshop
Description: Encountering challenges overcoming those brick walls while conducting your family's African American genealogical research? Unsure of which research strategies and techniques can assist you in locating your ancestors? Are you unable to conduct your research beyond the magical year of 1870, (the first year African Americans were comprehensively enumerated in the U.S. Census)? If you said yes to any of these questions, then the African American Research Workshop (AARW) may be the remedy to your genealogical challenges!
The workshop is scheduled the fourth Wednesday of each month. Instruction takes place during convenient evening hours; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Individual assistance is provided from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Fee: FREE - No Charge (all are welcome)
- 3-ring binder (continuing students, binders should contain all previously distributed hand-outs)
- NO. 2 pencil(s) - (As a courtesy ink pens are not permitted in the classroom)
- USB flash drive
How to register: N/A. Pre-registration not required.
Date and Time: Ongoing, fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm to 8:00pm. 2013 Classes: January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, September 25, October 23
Location: Oakland Family History Center, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602, (510) 531-3905