Saturday October 28, 2017
9:30AM – 3:30 PM
Denver Public Library
10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Lower Level Conference Center
Denver, CO 80204
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).
Jim Knoll – Manager, Western History/Genealogy Dept., Blair-Caldwell African-American Branch Library
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.