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Genealogy: Slavery & Emancipation Laws in
19th Century NJ

Family tree genealogy digital illustration.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

, NJ

Woodbridge Library

Event Description

Join the Woodbridge Public Library in honoring Black History Month with this historical genealogy class presented by genealogy librarian Regina Fitzpatrick at the NJ State Library.

Regina will provide the insight and guidelines for researching enslaved people in 19th Century NJ.

Prior to working at the library, Regina worked for the New Jersey State Archives, where she became an expert on New Jersey Genealogical Collections,  and helped to conduct family history research. 

At the State Library, Regina currently provides general Reference Services, in addition to specific Genealogy assistance, and teaches classes on conducting New Jersey Genealogy research.

Registration is required.

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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