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The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society - James Dent Walker Chapter-DC is committed to encouraging everyone to learning, teaching, discussing, researching, writing and exchanging views related to genealogy, family history, and the African American experience.  We generally meet monthly for spirited and engaging programs to showcase member research and local histories.  


Any person or organization interested in and supportive of the purpose and mission of AAHGS-DC is welcome to join.


Membership is open to all persons and organizations without regard to race or ethnic background.


Membership in the national organization is a prerequisite to membership in AAHGS-DC (Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society). Link to the AAHGS National membership page here:  AAHGS National Membership 

There are four paid Chapter membership levels:

  1. Individual ($25)

  2. Family ($35)

  3. Student ($10)

  4. Organization ($45)


If you are ready to join or renew, please complete the required membership form and payment online

You can also download and mail the completed form and payment to our Post Office box  - but processing is much faster when paying online!

AAHGS James Dent Walker

District of Columbia Chapter

P.O. Box 2019

Washington DC 20013 

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