Delaware Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society Hosts Family History Workshop, July 26

Postcard of unidentified family.  The card was purchased in a shop in Cambridge, MD.

Postcard of unidentified family. The card was purchased in a shop in Cambridge, MD.

The Delaware Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting “Exploring Our Family History Through Genealogy, Saturday, July 26th at the Brandywine Hundred Library, 1300 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE. The program begins at 10:30 a.m.

Using a how-to-approach, Historian Mike Dixon examines methods someone interested in exploring their family history may use on a genealogical research project. Essential research techniques and unique genealogical records, such as Delaware’s African-American newspapers, are discussed. Throughout the program there is an emphasis on providing participants with tips to advance their own quest with document family history.

This free program is supported by the Delaware Humanities Forum.

A Wilmington newspaper, the Front Page, April 6, 1945, salutes Wilmington’s men fighting in World War II.

A Wilmington newspaper, the Front Page, April 6, 1945, salutes Wilmington’s men fighting in World War II.

african american delaware newspaper

The Delaware Reporter, Wilmington, July 12, 1940., Vol. 1., No. 1.

 

 

 

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