Our Heritage

Atlanta's Family History Conference

Saturday, May 18, 2013  •  With special focus on African American research


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Join us for a free full day of conference sessions designed to help you climb the branches of your family tree. The keynote address will be offered by Dr. Larry Spruill of Morehouse College. Topics covered in the day's sessions will include:

  • African-American family history
  • DNA and family history research
  • Conducting oral history interviews
  • Genealogy courses for youth
  • Genealogy Merit Badge for Boy Scouts
  • Tours of the Kenan Research Center focusing on its genealogical resources
  • StoryCorps will host an open house in their recording studio

This program is free to the public. Space is limited; reservations are required to guarantee a seat.

» Click here to see the schedule of classes and events

  • Get help finding links to your ancestors in Africa. Click here for the class schedule
  • Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello - See this exhibition FREE during the conference