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AAHGS Metro Atlanta

P. O. Box 54131

Atlanta, GA 30308-9998

aahgsatlanta@gmail.com

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CONGRATULATIONS!

Three Metro Atlanta Members Elected to AAHGS Nat'l Posts:

● Doris Posey

VP History

● Dawnya Lindsey

Financial Secretary

● Tamu Taylor

Recording Secretary

 

 

3-Day Symposium:
FEB. 2-4 IN-PERSON AT
GEORGIA ARCHIVES

Presented by AAHGS Metro Atl

with the Georgia Archives

Feb. 2: Education

Feb. 3: History

Feb. 4: Genealogy

FREE! Register for Track 1!

Read the agenda here.

 

 

FEB. 3 AT DECATUR H.S.
WE’RE A CO-SPONSOR!

Included: Genealogy displays by students advised by Members Tamu Taylor & Dawnya Lindsey

IN-PERSON-ONLY! FREE!

Register here or here.

 

 

CHAPTER MEMBERS!
Committee Volunteer
Opportunities:

Weekly Events Compiler ● Grant Writer ● Research Projects

Email us for details!

PROJECTS

African American Church Cemeteries in DeKalb and Fulton Counties

Researched and published an inventory guide

South-View Cemetery Biographies

Researched bios of interred for the South-View Cemetery Foundation

1906 Atlanta Race Riot (Massacre) Commemoration

In 2006, we partnered with the Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot to conduct, research and trace African American victims’ families to find descendants. The effort culminated with a Centennial Remembrance Weekend held in September 2006. (Articles accessed from Newspapers.com)

African American Funeral Programs

Collecting and indexing programs with local groups and repositories for online access

Honored U.S. Colored Troops (U.S.C.T.) Graves in Marietta, GA National Cemetery

1940 U.S. Census

Indexed nearly 130,000 names in 2012 to make them searchable on FamilySearch.

Freedmen’s Bureau Indexing


Macedonia Cemetery Research

Researched interred in 2017 at Macedonia African Methodist Church Cemetery

WWII Netherlands Black Liberators

Researched “Finding the Descendants” of the 172 African American soldiers buried in Margraten (Details on our Member’s Only page)

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