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Current Activities

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

  • There is no AAGS meeting in August

  • Using the Wiki - Saturday, August 29, Shaker Library Main Library, 11am - Dr. Deborah Abbott of the African American Genealogical Society-Cleveland will teach participants how to perform genealogical research using the popular genealogy search engine - Register at 216-991-2030

    Sep 26

    Courthouse Records

    "Order in the Court: A Brief History of Ohio Courts and the Records They Created"

    Presenter: Chris Staats - Researcher; writer; East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Newsletter editor; Western Reserve Historical Society Gen Committee Seminar Chair

  • 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 ( ·

  • Labor Day Festival – Stop by the AAGS-Cleveland display table at the upcoming 11th District Congressional Labor Day event on Monday, September 7 at Luke Easter Park, Martin Luther King Boulevard & Kinsman Avenue, Cleveland.

  • 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 27, 2015

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