Putting the Pieces Together: 2013 Conference of the Indiana African American Genealogy Group

  • 19 Oct 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, 500 West Washington St., White River State Park, Indianapolis, Indiana

Putting the Pieces Together

2013 Conference of the Indiana African American Genealogy Group

Saturday, October 19, 2013

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

500 West Washington St.

White River State Park • Downtown Indianapolis

$25 Members • $35 Non-members

Or Pay $25 for a new or renewal membership plus $15

FREE PARKING (While spots available in White River State Park Garage)

Explore three elements crucial to solving genealogical puzzles undefined - history, smart research tactics, repositories.

KEYNOTE: Black Migration Patterns in Indiana

Uncover more about the historical movement of black people in the state of Indiana.

  • -          Modupe Labode, assistant professor of history and museum studies, public scholar of African American history and museums, adjunct professor of African American and African diaspora studies, IUPUI

Indirect Evidence: When Perry Mason Isn’t on Your Side

Learn what to do when you’re missing the documents to confirm your family story.

  • -          Harold Henderson, certified genealogist

Beyond Fort Wayne, Madison and the Newberry: Welcome to the Other Midwestern Archives

Is the genealogical information you need at an oft-overlooked Midwestern repository?

  • -          Harold Henderson, certified genealogist

Pathways to Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation and Juneteenth

To mark the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

  • -          Charles Barker, IAAGG vice president, and Faye Williams, IAAGG member

For more information or to register visit WWW.IAAGG.org

Indiana African American Genealogy Group

P.O. Box 1811

Indianapolis, IN 46206-1811

 

"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana

 

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347

       

Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

Society Phone Number: 812-264-1510   Please leave a message.

President: Tim Phipps     Email: ptphipps@att.net  

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.


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