Monthly Archives: February 2013

African American Doctors in Augusta

Dr. Leslie J. Pollard, retired Calloway Distinguished Professor of History from Paine College, will be speaking  on his manuscript on African American doctors in Augusta in the late 19th/early 20th century tonight at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 … Continue reading

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Georgia Heritage Room Featured

Dottie Demarest, of the Georgia Heritage Room at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library was featured with Gloria Lucas and Corey Rogers on a Channel 6 program about African American Funeral Programs. Watch it here: http://www2.wjbf.com/news/2013/feb/13/2/local-african-american-funeral-program-collection-ar-5586500/

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Free Access to Black History Records

Fold3 is offering free access to their Black History Records in honor of Black History Month. I don’t know how long this will last so hop to it! http://go.fold3.com/blackhistory/?xid=1577

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Following Footprints Is Fun!

Augusta Genealogical Society is holding an all day workshop on Saturday, March 2, 2013. This workshop is for people who would like to learn how to search for their ancestors. It will last from 8:45 to 3:15 at the Covenant … Continue reading

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Monthly webinar

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region will be hosting a monthly webinar on Tuesday, February 12th at 2pm. The webinar is titled, “Exploring the Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau.”  The webinar is free and easy to use and you … Continue reading

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