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African American Special Interest Group (AASIG) goes virtual

Prior to COVID-19, the AASIG met weekly at the Washington DC Family History Center on Monday mornings at 9:30 AM.

The AASIG has transitioned to meeting every other Monday from 10:00AM - 12 Noon via Zoom to reach out virtually to those interested in African American research.

The next AASIG virtual meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 12th at 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Zoom link access information follows: Meeting ID: 869 1110 1293 Passcode: AASIG Dial: 301 715 8592


•Work with other researchers

•Give/receive support and advice

•Learn different research tools and strategies

•Share family stories and ancestral DNA discoveries

•Discuss the rewards/difficulties associated with finding enslaved ancestors, free persons of color and former slave owners

•Chat about other historical and/or genealogical groups or events

The Washington, D.C. Family History Center (WDCFHC) is located at: 10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895 Phone: 301-587-0042; Email:

At the present time, the WDCFHC is closed until further notice. Please keep checking the website for news and updates.


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