In honor of BlackHistory Month, genealogist, Cynthia McDaniels, will teach beginning African American genealogy research for beginners at the Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Library on Saturday, February 24, from 1:00-3:00pm. The focus will be on researching one’s African American ancestors. All are welcome.
This event is limited to 35 attendees. Staff recommend pre-registering by calling the Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch library at 510-981-6260 or by visiting the library.
McDaniels will explain and demonstrate the steps necessary to start researching one’s ancestors and will demonstrate with both online and print resources. McDaniels will point to free tools that are available on the internet. Attendees will receive a complimentary packet of materials to continue their research after the event. McDaniels is a member of the Northern California Genealogical Society and African American Genealogical Society of Northern California. The latter meets every second Saturday of the month at Solano Community College.