EVENT: Finding African America Roots – From Oral History Back to Slavery

January 31, 2010 at 9:07 pm Leave a comment

Finding African America Roots: From Oral History Back to Slavery

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

12:00 – 2:00 pm

Shamele Jordon will use her personal research, as well as her professional experiences to help attendees understand opportunities and new approaches to uncover the sometimes complex trail faced by African Americans in researching family history. Ms. Jordon found that he National Archives provided the foundation for much of her discoveries; however other resources, including DNA testing, and networks are helping to reveal new insights.

Location: National Archives (Philadelphia)

Our entrance is on Chestnut Street between 9th and 10th streets.

Phone: (215) 606-0112

E-mail: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov

* NOTE: Valid official identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, is required for entrance.

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