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

    Heritage Dinner
    President DeAndre Taylor and the members of AAGS thank everyone who made our 27th Annual Heritage Dinner such a success! We look forward to you joining us next year and throughout the year at our monthly meetings.

    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Open Forum - Planning Your Research/Updating Your Plan
    Assess and update your 'to do' list or develop a new one. Members are requested to bring in, & take a fresh look at their current plans. We'll share and discuss ways to organize and tackle tasks. At this meeting, you'll also get great ideas on organizing your genealogical materials and being more effective when searching for relatives.
    Feel free to bring friends, neighbors or family members to this meeting.

  • 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: March 10, 2017

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