2022 Conference Registration Form

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ClassSession 1:     11:00AM - 11:45AM (select one class)
   Introduction to Researching Your Family History - In this session learn how to get started with your family research, where to access free research tools and how to organize your research findings.
   The Black Homesteaders - This session will discuss the Homestead Act of 1862 and the implications for African American researchers searching for public land under this act. You will also learn about the public land states; the eligibility requirements; the application process to acquire this land, and how to locate a land patent using the Bureau of Land Management website: In addition, you will be able to connect with Descendants of African American Homesteaders and submit your story for publication on the National Park Service website:
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ClassSession 2:     12:00PM - 12:45PM (select one class)
   The 1950 Census - The 1950 census will be released for public use on April 1, 2022. This brief presentation provides an overview of what is included in the 1950 census, what you can do to get ready now, and what you can expect from the National Archives website that will be devoted exclusively to this census.
   What's Your Story? - Researching and writing your family story; There are certain components that will help you, the writer, as well your readers grasp your family story. Linda will review some of the elements and where you can find these resources such as ancestral home maps, images, county histories and more. Every family has a story!
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ClassSession 3:     1:00PM - 1:45PM (Concurrent sessions)
   Sharing What You Know: Panel Discussion. Interactive panel discussion surrounding the ins and outs of publishing genealogical works.
   2022 ASALH® Black History Theme - "Black Health and Wellness" How your health and well-being impact the Black family.
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