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      September 21, 2018

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      African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction through World War I

      AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction through World War I September 21, 2018 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Place: Conference Rooms Cost: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members)   This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African American genealogy. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs covers topics such as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; population schedules from the federal census; newspapers; and records for elections, educational institutions, businesses, and organizations. For more information, contact catherine.wyatt@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3999.

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