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BAAGG UP COMING 2020 CLASSES & Events

 BAAGG 2020 Monthly Classes   

January 12, 2020    Introduction to Genealogy, Family History by                   Mr. Debrow/Mr. Lanier  and BAAGG Book Read  "Jumping the Train Book Review" Diana Avery
  3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg

February 1, 2020    BAAGG Black Heritage Fair 2020 Chair Ms. Booker Theme: African Americans and the Vote - Speakers and Exhibits                       10:30 am - 3:30 pm 
 4th floor,  Arrington Aud, Linn-Henley Bldg
 
March 8, 2020       Using 1867 Digital Voting Records to Locate Your Male Ancestors  Mr. Lanier
  3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg


BAAGG SPRING FIELD TRIP:  March 20th (Friday)    (CANCELLED DUE TO VIRUS)
Hale County, Alabama       Court House Field Trip  Mr. G. Weeks, Host

                  
April 19, 2020    (3rd Sunday) Due to Easter falling on April 12th)
Young Genealogy Scholars - TBA
    3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg
 (MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA AUDIO CONFERENCE CALL)
      
May 17, 2020             Case Study: Demo FamilySearch.org (mobile app) for family relationships Mr. Lanier/Mrs. Alexander 
   3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg
 (MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA AUDIO CONFERENCE CALL)

June 14, 2020             Using Land Maps and Records in Your Research    Mr. Lanier      Select an ancestral county using the earliest US Census (1870) after Emancipation. Findings will be the basic for September's class discussions on Plantations and Farm Life 
    3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg
(MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM )

July 12, 2020         Cast Study: August Wilson Part II ( The Alabama Connection)                  Mr. Laeger
      3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg
(MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM)

August 9, 2020             Organizations and Loose Papers Research                                     Mrs.Alexander 
   3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg 
 (BAAGG WILL NOT GIVE OUT A SCHOLARSHIP IN 2020)
    (MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM )

September 13, 2020   Plantation & Farms Life of Your Ancestors Using June's class results  Mrs. Looney/Ms. Marrisette 
Researching West Indies Genealogy Guest: Ms. Whitley
        3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg

September  2020 (2 MEETINGS PER WEEK FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH)
Assn. for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) National Conference 
Visit website at: www.asalh.org for more information
Montgomery, Alabama
(MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM SCHEDULE WILL FOLLOW)
     
October 11, 2020      Resources for Your Family History Research       Mr. Laeger
    3-5 pm,  Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Church,  Vestavia,  Alabama


November 8, 2020  Africantown (My Family's Home) Guest: Mr. Terrence Brown
3-5 pm, 4th floor Computer Lab, Linn-Henley Bldg

December 13, 2020       BAAGG Holiday Social and Awards  
Mrs. Alexander/Ms. Marrisette
Preview BAAGG 2021 Upcoming Events and Classes
     3-5 pm, 4th floor Arlington Auditorium, Linn-Henley Bldg

*Classes held at the Birmingham Public Library  (Central), Linn Henley Research Building, Computer Lab, 4th Floor,  2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203                        3:00 - 5: 00 p.m., 2nd Sunday monthly (except where noted)


Researching your Alabama Ancestors, this is a Must have book to help you find those hard to find African American Records.
 

  1. The Birmingham African American Genealogy Group


 Genealogy Classes  -- Scheduled Monthly
                                            January, March -November
 Black Heritage Fair   February 1, 2020

 Holiday Social             December 13th

 Black Genealogy Newsletter Quarterly
            January, April, July, October

BAAGG Surname List By County (JUNE 2020)

The Journal of the Birmingham African American Genealogy Group (July 2020 December 2020)

  
 

                                                      

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