On the Road
2010

February 6th - NET teacher training workshop, Lincoln, NE

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*KEYNOTE ADDRESS -- What is Genealogy, and Why Should I Care?
*
Resources and Ideas for Using Genealogy in the Schools


February 25th - Peoria Public Library-Lakeview Branch, Peoria, IL

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Tips, Strategies, and Resources for the African American Researcher
*Using African American Newspapers:  Discussion and Book Signing


March 27th -
Genealogy conference at Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, MD

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*African American Veterans in the GAR


April 22nd-24th -
Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference, Toledo, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Black Ohioans and the Chicago Defender Newspaper
*More Tips, Strategies, and Resources for the African American Researcher


May 1st - St. Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, IN

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Reconstruction 101 for African Americans
*Tips, Strategies, and Resources for the Beginning African American Researcher


June 13th-18th -
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University,
Birmingham, AL

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Reconstruction 101:  A Primer for African American Researchers
*Reconstruction 102:  Books, Articles, and Online Resources
*African Americans and the Cholera Epidemic of 1873:  A Case Study


July 15th -
Elgin Genealogical Society general meeting

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining
Ancestor to  the Surface


August 18th-21st -
Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference, Knoxville, TN

SCHEDULED EVENT:
*FGS board meeting


September 25th - Family History Festival, Detroit, MI

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION & EVENT:
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do Research Without It!
*Bookseller


October 23rd - Illinois State Genealogical Society fall conference, Peoria, IL

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining
Ancestors to the Surface
*Old Soldiers Do Die, But Often After They Move!



2009

February 7th - The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Finding and Using African American Newspapers
*Some Seldom-Used Resources: A Genealogical Potpourri


March 21st-22nd -
Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation,
Seattle, WA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*KEYNOTE ADDRESS --  African American History: The Rest of the Story
*Finding and Using African American Newspapers workshop


April 2nd-5th -
Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference, Huron, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*United Miner Workers Journal and State Mine Reports:  Two Exceptional Resources for
Coal Miner Research
*Recreating Early Twentieth Century African American Communities in Ohio
*A History of Nineteenth Century Coal Mining in Ohio


May 2nd -
Oberlin African American Genealogy and History Group, Oberlin, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*In Their Own Words:  Black Life in the South, 1865-1883
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining
Ancestors to the Surface


September 2nd-5th -
Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference, Little Rock,
AR

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Reconstruction 101 for African Americans
*Congressional Hearings:  A Primer on This Valuable Resource


September 29th -
Danville Public Library, Danville, IL

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining
Ancestors to the Surface


October 9th-10th - Iowa Genealogical Society annual conference, Des Moines, IA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining  
Ancestors to the Surface
*Locating and Using Oral History Collections
*Developing the Genealogy of a Community:  A Case Study
*Strikebreakers!  The Recruitment and Employment of African Americans in the Coal
Mining Industry 1870-1900
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do Research Without It!


October 17th - Fayette County Genealogical Society, Uniontown, PA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining
Ancestors to the Surface


October 20th -
North Hills Genealogists, Pittsburgh, PA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do Research Without It!


October 21st - Beaver County Genealogy & History Center, Beaver Falls, PA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do African American Research Without It!


October 29th-31st -
International Black Genealogy Summit, Fort Wayne, IN

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Finding and Using African American Newspapers workshop



2008

April 17th-19th - Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference, Cincinnati, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Locating and Using Oral History Collections
*African American Veterans in the GAR


May 31st -
Hudson Genealogical Study Group, Hudson, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Coal Dust In Your Veins:  Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining  
Ancestors to the Surface


June 8th-13th -
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University,
Birmingham, AL

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Sifting the Wheat: Documenting the African American Military Experience in Lesser-Used
Sources
*Living Through the Civil War: The African American Experience
*Understanding and Effectively Using the World War I Draft Registration Card


September 3rd-6th -
Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference, Philadelphia,
PA

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Virginians on the Move:  African American Migration Within and Out of Virginia,
1861-1890
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do African American Research Without It!
*Mov'n & Work'n: African American Migration Patterns and Employment Opportunities
in Pennsylvania, 1900-30


September 12th-13th -
African American Genealogical Society conference, Cleveland, OH

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*The WWI Draft Card: Don't Do Research Without It!
*Finding and Using African American Newspapers


September 27th -
Family History Festival, Detroit, MI

SCHEDULED EVENT:
*Bookseller


October 1st-5th -
93rd Association for the Study of African American Life and History
conference, Birmingham, AL

SCHEDULED EVENT:
*Authors' Book Signing

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Reconstructing Early Twentieth Century African American Communities Using
Newspapers


October 10th-11th -
26th AAGHSC annual conference, Chicago, IL

SCHEDULED EVENT:
*Bookseller


October 22nd-25th -
48th Western History Association conference, Salt Lake City, UT

SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:
*Reconstructing the African American Community of Thurber, Texas:
The Presentation of the Findings of an Extended Research Project


November 1st -
5th Annual African American Genealogy Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS:
*Researching Indiana Using the Indianapolis Recorder and The Freeman Newspapers,
1890-1930
*In Their Own Words:  Black Life in the South, 1865-1883
No schedule updates have been made since 2010. Inquiries about my 2012-13
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