Feb 6, 2023

Augusta Genealogical Society presents “Finding Dan and Jane: A Case Study in African American Genealogy”

Augusta Genealogical Society
Augusta, Georgia

Saturday, February 25, 2023
Virtual Genealogical Program
“Finding Dan and Jane: A Case Study in African American Genealogy”

When:      Saturday, February 25, 2023
Time:       11:00 – 12:00 pm EST
Where:    Online – Register at Augusta Genealogical Society 

The Registration deadline is Feb 24.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link

Price:       FREE  to AGS members or $10 for nonmembers

Limited seating will be offered at Adamson Library to view the virtual presentation. To reserve a seat, please call (706) 722-4073.

Speaker:  Tamika Strong

Subject:  Oral history and family stories are the beginning point for many genealogists. Using a case study, genealogist Tamika Strong will share research methodology and tips on how to connect the dots between the generations using oral history.

Tamika Strong graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies. She received a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Archival Studies from Clayton State University. 

Mrs. Strong spent 15 years serving as a librarian in the DeKalb County Public Library System and the Georgia Public Library Service. Since becoming an archivist more than five years ago, she assists researchers by connecting them to the vast resources available at the Georgia Archives.

Mrs. Strong discovered her passion for genealogy after planning a successful series of family history workshops at a library where she worked. Since then, she has presented workshops at various institutions, including Emory University, the DeKalb History Center, and the Digital Library of Georgia. She leads a genealogy discussion group and is active in several genealogy organizations. She serves as the Technology Director of the Georgia Genealogical Society and is on the Board of the Georgia Archives Institute. A thrill-of-the-hunt type of researcher, Tamika enjoys assisting others in discovering their ancestors while trying to find her own.

Attached here is the program flyer.

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