Events​Beginning Genealogy Workshop

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​Beginning Genealogy Workshop

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
West Chicago Avenue


Join West Chicago Avenue Branch and Genealogy researcher Emerson Stewart for a presentation and discussion on the importance of genealogy, recording family history, and the building blocks needed to begin working on your own family history and genealogy. 

Emerson Stewart has actively researched and documented his own family history for twelve years. He has been a member of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Chicago (AAGHSC) since 2002 and a member of the Patricia Liddell Researchers (PLR), the Chicago Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Washington, D.C. since 2001. He has taught basic genealogy classes at various local public institutions and is currently writing and publishing his own personal biography and family history book.

How to Attend
This event takes place in person.
Register before the program begins. Due to space limitations, please include the total number of adults as attendees when you register. We encourage those who are not vaccinated, may be immunocompromised or have family members who are immunocompromised to wear a mask. Questions about visiting the library? Check out our Using the Library FAQ.

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