Genealogy

​Mammy's offers lectures, seminars, and workshops for novice and intermediate genealogy researchers looking for their African American ancestors in southeast Louisiana.  Researching African ancestry can be challenging; however, Mammy's can help you get started.  It is worth the journey!


Seminars –  Interactive genealogy seminars to provide beginners with critical first steps 


Lectures –  In-depth presentations about African American genealogy. Perfect for larger settings. 


Workshops –  Hands-on courses with step by step instructions for novice genealogists. Perfect for researchers who have not built a family tree. 

Genealogy Room. Italian Heritage Festa, Baton Rouge, LA. Mammy’s, 2018.

Genealogy Room. Italian Heritage Festa, Baton Rouge, LA. Mammy’s, 2018.

Discovering Family Histories: An Inter-gnerational Project Community Book Center

Discovering Family History Project

Community Book Center

Discovery Family History project is  an inter-generational project led by Community Book Center and Society of the Sacred Heart. The project will offer an inter-generational symposium, three practical workshops, and a final celebration, and will give families tools to know how to research, document, preserve, and celebrate their family legacy.  


Movie Screening

Mammy's will be present at the screening of Disney Pixar's Coco on October 25, 2018 at the New Orleans Public Library Norman Mayer branch from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Mammy's Genealogy Presentation for Kids & Teens: Archiving Family Data


Date: December 1, 2018


Time:  2:00 p.m. -  4:00 p.m.


Location: Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center, 2200 Lafitte Avenue, New Orleans





 

Learn More About the Community Book Center

 The Community Book Center is "More than a book store". Featuring African-centered books, art, fabric, gifts and more. Available to schools, churches, community events for storytelling, book clubs, performance venue, meeting space and book fairs. Will do special orders.