Thursday, February 23, 2006

CGC Member Spotlight: Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago (AAGHSC)

The AAGHSC was organized in 1979 to forward and guide African American researchers in their search for family roots. There are currently 160 members, who research in every state, but primarily in the South. The period of slavery presents special challenges which many of our members have become experts in overcoming.
Read About the AAGHSC


The Society meets monthly on the second Sunday at 1:15 pm at the Atlas Senior Center, 1769 E. 79th Street. Each Meeting hosts speakers that will assist members learn about genealogy research.

Membership includes quarterly newsletter, monthly programs, state study groups, reduced bees at conference, research trips, and much more.

The Study Groups are organized by members to support each other in researching particular states. Currently there are Study Groups for Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia.

The AAGHSC annual family history conference will be October 7, 2006. All are welcome!

Contact information:
312-458-0837
http://hometown.aol.com/aaghsc/index.html

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