Call for Papers- AAHGS 2016 Conference

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

Call For Papers – The 37th Annual AAHGS Conference:

The Ancestors on Our Minds- Discovering Our Ancestors, Our History, and Ourselves-TOGETHER
October 13-16, 2016
Westin Atlanta AIrport, Atlanta, Georgia
Hosted by AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter

AAHGS is pleased to announce the call for papers. For more information:


Holiday Gifts for Georgia researchers

This “‘must have” book for research in Georgia will make a great gift for the genealogy buff in your family!
Georgia Research: A Handbook for Genealogists, Historians, Archivists, Lawyers, Librarians, and other Researchers Robert S. Davis & Ted O. Brooke

The second edition published by The Georgia Genealogical Society in 2012 is an essential guide for anyone researching Georgia ancestors. The comprehensive guide includes a wide array of sources, facts, and data to assist with genealogical & historical research. Included in the guide are sources for each Georgia county along with historical maps plus information on Georgia land lotteries, census schedules, military records, passenger lists, naturalization records, tax records, cemeteries, historic newspapers, Indian records and African American records. Written by experts in Georgia genealogical research, Georgia Research is an indispensable resource for those just starting their search as well as the experienced researcher.