African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Genealogy to 1870
AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Genealogy to 1870 September 15, 2017 | 9:30-12:30 am Place: Conference Rooms Cost: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members) Explore the methods and resources for African American genealogy prior to the end of the Civil War. Attendees will learn about ways of determining whether an individual was enslaved or free and what types of records will be useful for further research. The workshop will focus on the Library of Virginia's collections including cohabitation registers; free Negro registers; and lists, wills, deeds, and tax records as well as selected federal records that can be accessed through its databases.
800 E Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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