2019 Black History Month Genealogy Conference

Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

“African American Experience In Old Salem”
Hosted by: Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. North Carolina Chapters

Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

NO COST/ REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call: (336) 547-0178 or Email: aahgsnc@gmail.com

SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Registration 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM, Gray Auditorium (Old Salem Visitor Center)

Welcome & Introductions 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM 

Guest Speaker, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

  • Martha Hartley, Director of Moravian Research Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Workshop 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

  • Bryana Campbell: My DNA (For Advanced),
    • Gray Auditorium (Old Salem Visitor Center)
  • Michele Doyle: Family Search / Church of Latter Day Saints (For Intermediates),
    • Wachovia Room (Old Salem Visitor Center)
  • Angenita Boone: Basics of Genealogy Research (For Beginners),
    • Sally Gant Classroom (Frank L. Horton Museum Center)

Lunch 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Workshop 12:45 PM – 2:15 PM

  • Leo Rucker & Bill Cook: African American Experience in Old Salem & Tour,
    • St. Philips African Moravian Church

Workshop 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Fred Watts: People Not Property (Slave Deeds),
    • Gray Auditorium (Old Salem Visitor Center)
  • Lamar E. DeLoatch: Black Indians in the Carolinas,
    • Wachovia Room (Old Salem Visitor Center)
  • Paulette Brewington: Rosenwald Schools and Black Education in North Carolina,
    • Sally Gant Classroom (Frank L. Horton Museum Center)

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Closing Remarks, Gray Auditorium (Old Salem Visitor Center )