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Saturday, September 12
SEPTEMBER MEETING (ANNUAL MEETING)  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Virtual
TOPIC: Annual Meeting / Civic Engagement
PRESENTER: FHWGS Members and TBA
Our annual meeting/election was rescheduled from May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will also have a speaker who will discuss the unique challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for the November election and the 2020 U. S. Census.
 
 


Saturday, September 19
IAAGG Genealogy Conference: Helping You Tell Your Family's Story  (Conferences)
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Virtual
The Indiana African American Genealogy Group will hold its conference Online.  This year’s theme, “Helping You Tell Your Family’s Story” promises to inform, inspire and motivate everyone to delve deeper into their own family history.
The conference will feature two nationally known keynote speakers, Melvin J. Collier and Nicka Sewell-Smith.
 



Saturday, October 3
OCTOBER MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Virtual
TOPIC: Black Loyalists
PRESENTER: Cheryl Garnett
This program was rescheduled from April.  FHWGS Board member Cheryl Garnett was researching Black Loyalists (persons of African descent who joined the British military) in the American Revolution and discovered some of her ancestors were British soldiers.


Wednesday, October 14 through Saturday, October 17
AAHGS 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition  (Conferences)
Virtual



NOVEMBER MEETING
Saturday, November 7
NOVEMBER MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Virtual
TOPIC: A Case Study Proving Oral History
PRESENTER: Deborah Abbott, PhD
This lecture will ask you to put on your "CSI" hat and utilize you "detective" skills, as well as your critical thinking abilities to prove an oral history story when very little information is known.  You will learn how to identify clues, master techniques and find resources that help to solve the unknown.