Presenter Andria Wimberly, Chapter President of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Tampa [AAHGS] will discuss resources for Afro-American genealogy and the Polk County connections to Hillsborough County.
The AAHGS is a national organization founded in 1977 to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community. Their primary goals are to promote scholarly research, provide resources for historical and genealogical studies, create a network of persons with similar interests, and assist members in documenting their histories.
Thursday, February 27th
7 PM to 8:30 PM
Lakeland Public Library Meeting Room
No registration is required.
For more information contact LuAnn Mims at 863.834.4269.