African-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland

P.O.Box 201476, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

"To Discover Your Ancestors is to Discover a Part of You"





Current Activities

  • AAGS Monthly Meetings are held at:
    Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts. OH 44120

    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Online Genealogy Workshop - hands-on workshop

    Get refreshed & explore new ways to discover family info through genealogical resources, databases and sites that are available to researchers online.

    (Note: The September general meeting will be held at the Main Librariy's Louis Stokes Wing located at 325 Superior Ave.
    Members are encouraged to carpool or call DeAndre Taylor for a ride. Those members who are driving can use the parking garage across the street for $5.)

             Belinda West-O'Neal               Sandra Beane Milton

  • Freedmen’s Bureau Project
    This vital indexing project created from the partnerships of FamilySearch, NARA, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society, and California African American Museum will help African Americans reconnect with their Civil War-era ancestors. Supportive volunteers are needed to take these valuable historical records and index them so that they are available to the public. For more info, see

    To join the AAGS-Cleveland indexing group, contact Sandra Milton (

  • AAGS-Cleveland Public Library Research Clinics
    AAGS provides assistance on the 2nd Saturday from 10:30am - 2:00pm at the Downtown Branch - Open to the general public

Last updated: August 8, 2017

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