In 1992, Edith Giles and Jacqueline E.A. Lawson founded the Black Genealogy Research Group of Seattle, Washington, and, since then, members have been assisting one another by sharing stories, information, research techniques, expertise, and experiences related to their individual journeys in search of African-American family roots.
Assist members in their individual family research projects by sharing resources.
Share information, stories, and techniques relative to the task of conducting family research, in general, and African American family research, in particular.
Gather, maintain, interpret, and make accessible to all members materials, resources, and other information that may be useful as research aids.
Share experiences and expertise in matters such as keeping records, preserving documents and photographs, and digitizing family research findings.