Wednesday, January 25, 2012

FHL: African American Research Series 11 Feb 2012

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received from our friends at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Please address all inquiries to .

25 January 2012

Free Research Series on African-American Research
The Family History Library Hosts Events in February.

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH Genealogists and family history enthusiasts looking for help with African-American research will be interested in African-American classes held at the Family History Library in February. A free African-American Research Series will be held on Saturday, February 11 at the Family History Library. The classes will include:

9:00 a.m.    “Four Key Resources for Research”
10:15 a.m.  “Genealogical Proof Standard for Solving Research”
11:30 a.m.  “Southern Plantation Records”

To view the class schedule online, go to  Classes will be held in the Main Floor classroom of the Family History Library.  The library is located west of Temple Square on West Temple between North Temple and South Temple Streets in downtown Salt Lake City.  On Saturdays, parking is free to library patrons and is located behind the Church History Museum.  To register for these free classes, send an email to or call 1-801-240-4950. 

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