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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

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