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, June 25, 2016

    Grandma’s Attic and Grandpa’s Garage
    A “Remember When” program from the Summit County Historical Society

    Suitcases brimming with tools, clothing, sporting equipment, and miscellaneous treasures are sure to spark fond memories of yesteryear while exploring the nooks and crannies of “Grandma’s attic and Grandpa’s garage.” Join AAGS members examine artifacts and memorabilia that help add narrative to the lives of family members from a bygone era.

  • 2016 AAGS Research Trip, August 4th - August 6th
    Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN
    Click here to view the flyer.
    Click here to view the Emergency Contact Form.

  • 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: July 21, 2016

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