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We are coming together to celebrate our heritage. Have you preserved you family's stories and photos? Perhaps you are still gathering oral history or historical documentation. We will share the best resources here to help you find success!

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Blues songs should become a major resource as we study African American history. See this neglected art form as oral history put to song increases our appreciation for it. From the Blues, we can gain great insights about the history... more

The Resident African Griot of Over Troubled Water, Munyaradzi Muzenda, will tell a story tonight! LEARN: To gain knowledge or understanding or skill in by study instruction, or experience; To come to realize; to come to know. Knowledge is... more

Birth records began to be recorded officially by the state of South Carolina in 1915. Locating a birth record for your African American ancestor before 1915 can be very challenging, however, this show will help you identify records to... more

A sly way to locate living extended family using the 1930 US Census and the Social Security Death Index. Let's discuss Locating living descendants who share photographs and oral history.

More important than historical events are the impressions that you as a family historian feel as you discover more about your ancestor. Your posterity will want to know how the facts affected or reshaped your life. Looking at... more

Researching your family history can help you to discover more about who you are. Join me as I share treasures that I found which help me to document the life of my great grandfather and understand my connection to him.
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