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Welcome to the Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago!

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Conference Registration is now open!

Join AAGHSC for $26 a year to enjoy all membership benefits AND a $10 conference registration discount! If interested, join first, then use Member’s discount code.

Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Dr. Shelley Murphy: Genealogy 101: Getting Started Methods & Strategies
  • LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson: African American Genealogy: Using Probate Records
  • Karen Stanbary: Using DNA to Solve Genealogical Problems: Common Mistakes and Ethical Considerations

Saturday, October 10, 2020

  • André Kearns: Identifying Slaveholding Ancestors Using DNA Testing
  • Ari Wilkins: Incorporating Oral History Into Your Research
  • Shamele Jordon: Off the Beaten Path: Under-used Sources

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For your convenience, we have created a Frequently Asked Questions page to help answer any questions you may have about this virtual event.

If you need additional information, please email aaghsc@yahoo.com.