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Finding Your African American Ancestors: Genealogy Tips from an Expert!

The State Library knows that exploring your family history is a popular pastime. photo for genealogy sessionAfrican American genealogy can be tricky and may require some special advice. Join the conversation with special guest Adrienne Whaley, President of the Philadelphia African American Genealogy Group!

GET HANDS ON: Do you have pictures of your family or unique documents at home? Bring a flash drive and your personal items to the event and experts from the State Library will help you save them in a digital format for your future family members to appreciate!
Please bring a thumb drive if you’d like to scan and save. From 11-2, Hearing Room 3, Keystone Building. 

Where: Hearing Room 3, Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120
When: February 20, 2020 – Lecture 12:00 – 12:45 with Q/A period to follow.

For more information please contact Ellen Shenk at ellshenk@pa.gov or 717-783-5969.

“A people without its history, is like a tree with no roots”
– Marcus Garvey     

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