Friday, July 21, 2017

African American Genealogy Center

The International African American Museum (IAAM), which will open in Charleston SC in a few years,  has announced the launch of its Center for Family History.
To quote the IAAM website: "The center will engage in genealogy education, original research, community archiving, public outreach, and collections. It will also assist with DNA testing".
The Center's website includes digital records, tutorials, and a blog.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Calendar of Genealogy Events


Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter has a calendar where you can learn about genealogy events in your area, and make other people aware of yours. Florida is pretty quiet at the moment.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Transcribers Needed: Transcribing Ads From Former Slaves

Here is an opportunity to learn more about slavery and to contribute to our understanding of  it, from Villanova University and Mother Bethel AME Church. Source: ResearchBuzz

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .