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Burton Historical Collection Presents: Researching Your Family History
Sunday, January 19
Burton Historical Collection Presents: Researching Your Family History  (Training)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Explorers Room
Learn about the genealogical resources available in the Burton Historcal Collection.  Presented by Mark Bowden, Coodinator of Specal Collections.



Saturday, February 1
FEBRUARY MEETING - African American History Month Program  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm
TOPIC: Part 2, Genealogy 101 - A Case Study: Evan Chaney
PRESENTERS: Evan Chaney and Omer Jean Winborn
Using a member's genealogy and family history we will demonstrate how to correctly conduct your research including pedigree charts, research tools, websites and DNA results.  This is part 2 of the September 2019 presentation. 


Saturday, February 1
Celebrating Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lecture, Book Signing, Q&A  (Special Events)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will present its Black History Month Program on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Wright Museum.  There is no charge.  Dr. Daryl Scott, professor of History at Howard University and former president of ASALH national will speak on Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s lost manuscript, the Appeal, how he located the manuscript and had it published; and the reasons why Dr. Woodson did not want it to be published until after his death.  Copies of the Appeal will be for sale at the program.



African American Family History Symposium
Saturday, March 14
African American Family History Symposium  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, Ohio


Michigan In Perspective: The Local History Conference
Friday, March 27 through Saturday, March 28
Michigan In Perspective: The Local History Conference  (Conferences)
Wyndham Gardens, 34911 Van Dyke Ave., Sterling Heights, Michigan



Saturday, April 4
APRIL MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm
TOPIC: Black Loyalists
PRESENTER: Cheryl Garnett
FHWGS Board member Cheryl Garnett was researching Black Loyalist (persons of African descent who joined the British military) in the American Revolution and discovered some of her ancestors were British soldiers. 



Saturday, May 2
MAY MEETING - Annual Meeting  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm
FHWGS ANNUAL MEETING 
Election of Officers
Margaret McCall Thomas Ward History Maker Awards