Summer Sankofa Series Genealogy Workshops
June 9 @ 6:00 pm
One event on July 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm
One event on August 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Join the Lemon Project Genealogy Initiative’s Summer Sankofa Series for monthly free workshops on various topics of interest to the genealogist. Online registration required for each individual workshop.
Thursday, June 9
The Trifecta: The Secret Sauce of Researching the Formerly Enslaved with Nicka Sewell-Smith – register here
Genealogists and family historians alike have spent decades looking for a tried and true method for unearthing slaveholders of those enslaved prior to 1865. Learn how three crucial record sets (Civil War Pensions, the Freedmen’s Bureau, and Probates/Successions) can become just the wrecking ball needed to obliterate brick walls related to slavery.
Thursday, July 14
Recognizing and Sharing Family Treasures with Bessida Cauthorne White – register here
Thursday, August 11
Presenter: Dr. Raquel Fleskes – register here