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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

25000 Westwood Road

Westlake, OH 44145

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What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by celebrating one's own family history!​

A free lunch and a full-day seminar on tracing African American heritage.

The African American Family History Symposium brings together nationally-known historians and genealogists from Cleveland and beyond to teach and inspire attendees to explore their African American roots.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

  • LABRENDA GARRETT-NELSON, JD, LLM, CG, CGL

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • HOLLIS GENTRY,GENEALOGY SPECIALIST WITH SMITHSONIAN LIBRARIES

  • DEBORAH ABBOTT, PHD, PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGIST AND NATIONALLY KNOWN SPEAKER

  • TIM PINNICK, WRITER AND NATIONAL SPEAKER

ADDITIONAL LECTURES:

  • SUNNY JANE MORTON, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, FAMILVTREE MAGAZINE
  • LT.COL. ERIC E. JOHNSON, USAF IRETIREDI MILITARY GENEALOGIST
  • SANDRA MILTON GENEALOGIST AND REFERENCE LIBRARIAN, GEAUGA WEST PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • PEGGY CLEMENS LAURITZEN, AG NATIONAL LECTURER, FAMILY HISTORY CENTER DIRECTOR, MANSFIELD OHIO
  • JUDY G. CHINA, PH.D. HISTORIAN AND ARCHIVIST



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