Black Genealogy Search Group

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BGSG 2017 Heritage Festival

Saturday October 28, 2017
9:30AM – 3:30 PM
Denver Public Library
10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Lower Level Conference Center
Denver, CO 80204

Featured Speaker

Polly E. McLean – Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder.  McLean received her masters from Columbia University and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.  Author of the soon-to-be published, (University Press of Colorado) book about the first African-American graduate of the State Normal School (UNC).

Luncheon Speaker

Jim Knoll – Manager, Western History/Genealogy Dept., Blair-Caldwell African-American Branch Library

Afternoon Speaker

Cassandra Sewell – Storyteller, Cassandra specializes in stories that portray the past, present and future of the African-American Journey

  • Tentative agenda can be downloaded by using clicking BGSG HF Committee Agenda 2017
  • Lunch will be available for all festival attendees.  For lunch details and costs please download BGSG Heritage Fest Menu 2017 Final Lunch orders will be taken until Oct 1, 2017.
  • This year BGSG will conduct a silent auction during the festival.  See Silent Auction info for information regarding auction items.  Cash, money orders and checks only accepted.

BGSG Heritage Festival presents a unique opportunity for researchers at all levels.  Allow BGSG members and special guest presenters to show you:

  • How to get your research started in the computer lab. (a hands on session that will demonstrate online research techniques)
  • Resources for African-American to get beyond 1870
  • Demonstrations of effective genealogy story telling, ways to engage your family beyond dates and events.
  • An awards and recognition luncheon will celebrate our past achievements, leaders and members.


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