Black Genealogy Search Group Monthly Programs

Meets every fourth Saturday of the month except in August and December.

DNA Discussion Group: 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Genealogy 101: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

General Meeting: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Vickey Smejkal, Family History Centers in Denver will discuss what the Family History Centers in the Denver Metro area have to offer; besides various books, films, fiche, and other available material.
*The ‘Portal’ — Offers access, free of charge, to sites that would otherwise require a subscription to utilize. Sites such as: Fold 3; Ancestry.com; My Heritage; Find My Past; Newspapers.com; and more.
*’Digging Deeper’ — How would you like to access the 70% of filmed images that have yet to be indexed? Vickie Smejkal will show you various places to search within the www.FamilySearch.org website, which by the way, is a free site that can be accessed from anywhere.
*’FamilySearch’ — Vickie will share with us the various features and functions of FamilySearch and how it may be one more great tool in benefiting your research.

Writers’ Group: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

The Black Genealogy Search Group (BGSG) provides information, speakers, presentations and seminars on genealogical research specifically affecting African-Americans in the diaspora. They are an organization supporting genealogist by providing access to the unique resources needed to conduct successful historical research on African American families. BGSG continuously demonstrates how African American history is integrated into the social, economic, political and religious histories of America. For more information http://www.bgsgden.org.