African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Genealogy to 1870 @ SA

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sandston Branch Library
SA Meeting Room

Event Details

This presentation will focus on 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 lecture, by Reference Archivist Cara Griggs, 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.
Event Type(s): Program - Adult
Age Group(s): Adults
Sandston Branch Library
(804) 501-1990 ext. 4