Sunday, January 14, 2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Don't wait on someone else to digitize your family's photos, get a Flip Pal Scanner and do it yourself. The time is now!
Photo Albums Needs Scanning? It's that time of the year to start. Take a few minutes each week to complete one of your research projects like me.
This is only a few of the over 150 Photo albums and 45 scrapbooks I have collected over the years from family.
We are getting ready for the BAAGG Black Heritage Fair 2018
Looking forward to doing more family research in 2018 at the
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 9:38 PM
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Make sure you look at the old Building still around where our ancestors worked or lived. I was suprise to see the building my grandmother worked at still standing.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 11:43 AM
Sunday, December 3, 2017
If you had miners in your family, most companies had newsletters with Black and White sections. In the Woodward Mining Company Newsletter of 1949 this article was found in the the Black Section. There is information on familys travels and deaths. This article was reported from the Dolomite Mine in Alabama.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 12:48 AM
Birmingham is loosing more and more of their older churches. Passing through one neighborhood near the construction zone of the new interstate. This church sits empty and several streets have been closed around it.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 12:20 AM
Saturday, November 25, 2017
The November BAAGG Class discovered 2 cousin the the Group. After the Spotlight Member Ms. Burton completed her presentation on her family's research, she gain a cousin who said that sounds like my uncle with the same name. (smile) You never know who you are sitting by in your societies class.
Looking at the river brings back so many memories of how our Ancestors lived.
Educating the Group and the Community on Family History Ideas and Research is what BAAGG do.
The Cornerstone from Broad Street Baptist Church one of Birmingham oldest Churches
Staying focus on our journey keeps us interest in Family History.
Locating those lost love ones and their resting places is one of our goals.
Members continue to research their family, this BAAGG member is researching the Marrisette and Carmichael families from Clark and Wilcox County's in Alabama.
2017 has been a wonderful year.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 10:37 AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Who Am I, This photo was taken in the early 1950's in Birmingham Alabama at one of the Black Photographers Photo Studios
Congratulations BAAGG on Receiving this Award for Indexing the Freedmen's Bureau Records.
Become a member of the Birmingham African American Genealogy Group and receive a copy of the Groups Quarterly Newsletter. There are Member Stories, History Seekers documents etc. Celebrating 19 years as a group in 2018.
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Facebook: Birmingham African American Genealogy Group
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 9:55 PM