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A Tree Without Roots Cannot Grow: Beginning Steps in African Genealogy
  • Date: Monday, February 27th, 20172017-02-27
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Western Room, Kentucky BuildingWestern Room, Kentucky Building
Description:

Led by Nancy Richey, Associate Professor, Library Special Collections, WKU

African Americans can trace their ancestry but there are increased obstacles posed by slavery and other unique sets of challenges, but these obstacles can be overcome in many cases. The main challenge is getting started and getting back to 1870. This program highlights the best to place to start and that is with yourself and what you know about your immediate family and go backwards from there. Taking it one generation at a time will lead to finding your family's history.

Contact: Nancy Richey, nancy.richey@wku.edu or 270-745-6092

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