Posts tagged ‘St Louis Genealogical Society’

A short walk to historic Jackson Ward will be led by an eighth-generation Virginian and fourth-generation Jackson Ward resident, Gary L. Flowers. This one-mile tour includes stops at twenty historic educational, economic, religious, and social institutions that inspired the recognition of “Black W...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG®, CGLSM, focuses on methodology, case studies, and military records. She is co-author of the Florida edition of the NGS Research in the States series and winner of the 2020 National Genealogical Society Family History Writing contest. She has also published in ...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Renate Yarborough Sanders is an experienced researcher and genealogy educator. She is a member of several genealogical organizations and is cohost of the online platform and YouTube show, “Let’s Talk North Carolina Genealogy.” Session Number: S352 Title: “From This Day Forwa...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

This project has been my dream since 1967. I was nine years old and a student at Piedmont Elementary School in Piedmont, West Virginia. We were learning about slavery. In the textbook, there was a picture of Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky. I was curious about him because we shared the same surname....

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

A walking tour of the Virginia State Capitol, which is located several blocks from the convention center, will be offered in both the morning and the afternoon on Wednesday, 31 May. Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1785, the Capitol was first occupied in 1788. It is the second oldest working statehou...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia features interactive, educational exhibitions that preserve and honor Virginia’s African American history and culture. The BMHVA tells the famous, forgotten, and always inspiring stories of African American history in Virginia. The museum...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC), formerly known as the Virginia Historical Society, tour covers two long-term exhibits. “The Story of Virginia” is an exhibition that interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries. Ob...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Highlight your organization and enter the 2023 SLAM! Idea Showcase by 17 March. Societies, libraries, archives, museums, and other organizations are encouraged to submit videos and share creative or innovative projects and programs to inspire the genealogy and family history community. Winners and ...

March 10, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  NGS and the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) will present the James Dent Walker Memorial Lecture series on Saturday, 3 June. African American family history researchers encounter many brick walls and the methodology used to solve such research quandaries benefits ...

March 8, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Diane L. Richard has been doing genealogy research since 1987 and since 2004 she has professionally focused on the records of North Carolina and other southern states. She regularly contributes to Internet Genealogy and has authored over 500 articles on genealogy topics. Since 2016 she h...

March 2, 2023 by Teresa Kelley