Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society - Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter


 
 

 
 

Yonkers [Westchester County, NY] man finds slave ancestor's bill of sale
 
by Peter D. Kramer, pkramer@lohud.com
 
 

 
 

EVENTS
October 8
The Genealogy Proof Standard (GPS): What is it and How do we apply it?
The presenters will be Andrea Ramsey and Deborah Robinson. Even if you do not intend to practice genealogy as a ...

October 9
Shuffle Along and the Stories of Black Broadway
Author and Woodlawn Conservancy Director A'Lelia Bundles charts the history of Black performers on Broadway stages. Inspired by the ...

October 24
Lapidus Center: "Architects of their Own Liberation: African Americans and the Abolition Movement"
In her groundbreaking book, The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition, Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History at ...

November 7
Searching for Siblings to Find Family: Help Among the Collaterals
FREE Workshop at the NYC National Archives. Professional Genealogist Roger Joslyn will use several case studies to demonstrate why you ...

November 7
Genealogy Workshop @ The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Our president, Sharon Wilkins is soliciting volunteers to assist with the two nights of genealogy workshops at the Schomburg Center. ...

November 9
Schomburg's Lapidus Center: "The African Burial Ground and Beyond"
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the African Burial Ground (ABG), Columbia sociologist Alondra Nelson, ...

November 14
Genealogy Workshop @ The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The chapter president, Sharon Wilkins is soliciting volunteers to assist with the two nights of genealogy workshops at the Schomburg ...

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