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Breaking Through the Wall of Slavery: An Introduction to African American Genealogy
Monday, June 18, 2018, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Breaking Through the Wall of Slavery: An Introduction to African American Genealogy
WhereDouglass-Truth Branch
Room LocationThe Gayton Family Meeting Room
Class typeGenealogy
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryMany African American researchers struggle to break through the brick wall of slavery.
DescriptionDr. Janice Lovelace will present techniques to identify emancipated slaves and their prior slave-owners through the use of land, probate, census and court records.
Class NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

This program is presented in collaboration with Seattle Reads: Homegoing, and is made possible by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and The Wallace Foundation, with additional support from media sponsors The Seattle Times and KUOW 94.9 Public Radio.
Contact Info*Central Library
Contact Phone206-386-4636
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Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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