"Your ancestors are always watching."
Gaynell Brady will lead a free genealogical presentation focusing on African American heritage at 6 p.m., Monday, July 12, via video conference online. Visit www.jplibrary.net/adults for more details, including how to join the discussion. The presentation also can be accessed through the library’s Facebook page.
Our Mammy's offers lectures, seminars, and workshops for novice and intermediate genealogy researchers looking for their African American ancestors in southeast Louisiana.
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.
Researching African ancestry can be challenging; however, Our Mammy's can help you get started. It is worth the journey!
Mammy's genealogy resources can help you get you started on your journey. Check back frequently for updates.
Genealogy Sleuthing with Mammy's is an interactive program designed to introduce children to family history. Participants will develop a portion of their family tree, look for clues and uncover evidence from artifacts.
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Finding Isabelle “Ma Belle” London Jefferson: A New Orleans Family Matriarch
Presented by The City Archives & Special Collections at New Orleans Public Library courtesy of the Friends of New Orleans Public Library. The program recording is available on YouTube. Click below for resources.