CLAYTON LIBRARY FRIENDS

African American History Month Celebration

  • Sat, February 02, 2019
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Clayton Library

Clayton Library is pleased to welcome genealogist Sharon Gillins in celebration of African American History Month. A native of Galveston with ancestral roots in Louisiana and Texas, Sharon has been researching African American family history for over 25 years. She is a retired Associate Professor at Riverside City College and serves as a member of the adjunct faculty at The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research / Georgia Genealogical Society in Athens, Georgia. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.

Lectures -  10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | African Americans – Living Life in the Church: Researching African American Church Records

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM | The Hand and the Glove…Researching Ancestors in Wills, Land, and Property Records

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM | Lunch Break

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM | African American Resources at Clayton Library by Franklin Smith

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Journey to Albania – My Slave Ancestral Home in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.

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