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You are invited to a specially designed virtual workshop. Experience the Freedmen's Bureau records during this interactive hands-on two-hour program. Learn about history, strategies, and tools. Interact in state breakout rooms. Deepen your research to find enslaved ancestors. Presented by: Shamele Jordan
Created and hosted by Shamele Jordon, professional genealogist, producer, lecturer, and writer. Her biographical highlights include: producer of "Genealogy Quick Start;" researcher for the PBS series "Oprah’s Roots: African American Lives I and II;" NJ State Library grant recipient, researching Civil War Burials in Lawnside, NJ; former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia; past board member of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania; faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Athens, Ga,; and workshop volunteer at the Family History Center in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Co-Hosted with the African American Genealogical Society of Fort Wayne and the African/African American Historical Society Museum in Fort Wayne