December 19: African American Genealogy Workshop at Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison

African American Genealogy: Telling Your Story

December 19: African American Genealogy — We are privileged to have the acclaimed author, Thulani Davis, who will speak about her book “My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty First Century Freedwomen Discovers Her Roots.”

Ms. Davis will provide information on how to use history and genealogy to tell personal stories with more depth and understanding of the lives of our ancestors.

Our main speaker is Thulani Davis, an interdisciplinary scholar and writer.

Check out our genealogy workshops and webinars offered each spring and fall. Topics vary each semester.  Register early — space is limited.

  • All workshops are held on Saturdays at the Memorial Library on the UW Madison campus.  They provide an opportunity to focus on your research with other researchers, sharing ideas and moving forward with your family history research.  Lunch is provided.
  • Our workshops always feature hands-on learning opportunities led by specialists in North American history and genealogy.
  • Experts in genealogy teach you how to best use the Society’s nationally recognized collections of published and unpublished materials for researching family histories as well as the newest online products for historical and genealogical research.
  • Programs are geared to all levels of experience and offer something for everyone, from beginners to advanced.

Wisconsin Historical Society

Genealogy Workshops and Classes

We are privileged to have the acclaimed author, Thulani Davis, who will speak about her book “My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots”.
Price: $30.00
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African American Genealogy: Telling Your Story
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We are privileged to have the acclaimed author, Thulani Davis, who will speak about her book “My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty First Century Freedwomen Discovers Her Roots”. Ms. Davis will provide information on how to use history and genealogy to tell personal stories with more depth and understanding of the lives of our ancestors.

Our main speaker is Thulani Davis, an interdisciplinary scholar and writer.

Date: December 19, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Place: Room 126, Memorial Library, 728 State Street

Cost: $30 (10% off for WHS Members, WSGS or member of an African American Genealogical Society) includes a box lunch

Discount Code for WSGS: ten4wsgs

Discount Code for African American Genealogical Society: 4aagen15

SKU: GEF15/4
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