30 April 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Researching African American Roots


This year Jamboree is proud to offer a full track (9 sessions) tailored for African American research on Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6.

Topics covered include: DNA Testing; Searching for Ancestors and Living Relatives; Connecting with Slave Owner's Descendants; The Great Migration; Occupations; African-American Research on Ancestry.com; Women in the Civil War; Property Rights - At the courthouse; Developing an Inclusive Multi-Cultural Genealogy Society, and MORE!

In addition to the class sessions, genealogical societies, exhibitors, and vendors with African-American expertise will be on hand in the exhibit hall to answer your questions and help guide you on your path to researching your African American roots. The exhibit hall is free throughout the weekend.

Jamboree offers over 120 other sessions with more than 60 outstanding international, national, and local speakers. There's something for everyone, whether you are new to genealogy, or have been researching family history for years.  

For speaker information and session times download our flyer here. Get all the details about Jamboree at www.genealogyjamboree.

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