Sargeant Museum, 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa, VA
Both Gloria Gilmore and Linda Austin of the Louisa County Historical Society are experienced in African-American genealogy, but these workshops are for anyone conducting family history research in Louisa County. Workshops are usually held the first Wednesday of each month, but please call the museum to verify dates in case of schedule changes. There is no fee, but registration is required. Call (540) 967-5975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Tuesday, July 9 through Thursday, July 11
Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (VGS)
Allen County Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
The Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI) is a place where attendees learn, research, and gain the tools needed to become a stellar genealogists and family history researchers.
Friday, July 12
African American Genealogy Workshop (Training)
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA
Explore the methods and resources for African American genealogy prior to the end of the Civil War. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs presents ways to determine whether an individual was enslaved or free and what types of records will be useful for further research. Learn about the Library's collections including cohabitation registers, free Negro registers, lists, wills, deeds, and tax records as well as selected federal records that can be accessed through databases. Cost: $20.00-25.00. For more information, contact email@example.com or 804.692.3001. Registration required.
Sunday, July 14 through Friday, July 19
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (Institutes)
La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA
9 courses; 4 sessions/day
Registration opens 20 Feb 2019 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
There's More to the Census than What's Online (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria, VA
Learn from genealogist Sharon Hodges about the instructions given census takers and discover some little-known census records. Monthly meeting of Mount Vernon Genealogical Society, free, open to the public, No registration required. Visit http://www.mvgenealogy.org.
Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26
Institute of Genealogical and HIstorical Research (Institutes)