Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners

Uncover tips and tricks to starting your family tree, especially if you have African American ancestry. David W. Jackson's program is based on his book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage,” documenting his 30-year quest to prove that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED! RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.252.7228.

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Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners

  • North Independence Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Uncover tips and tricks to starting your family tree, especially if you have African American ancestry. David W. Jackson's program is based on his book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage,” documenting his 30-year quest to prove that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED! RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.252.0950.

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Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners

  • Antioch Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Uncover tips and tricks to starting your family tree, especially if you have African American ancestry. David W. Jackson's program is based on his book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage,” documenting his 30-year quest to prove that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED! RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.454.1306.

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Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Mar
9
10:30 AM10:30

Kansas City Women of Independent Minds

  • Parkville Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Walk through Kansas City’s history, this time from the perspective of some of the women who made it happen! Local historian and preservationist David w. Jackson presents a unique program based on Jane Fifield Flynn’s extraordinary book, “Kansas city Women of Independent Minds.” RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.741.4721.

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Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

Kansas City Women of Independent Minds

  • Woodneath Library Center Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Walk through Kansas City’s history, this time from the perspective of some of the women who made it happen! Local historian and preservationist David w. Jackson presents a unique program based on Jane Fifield Flynn’s extraordinary book, “Kansas city Women of Independent Minds.” RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.883.4900.

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 Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Kansas City Women of Independent Minds

  • Blue Springs South Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Walk through Kansas City’s history, this time from the perspective of some of the women who made it happen! Local historian and preservationist David w. Jackson presents a unique program based on Jane Fifield Flynn’s extraordinary book, “Kansas city Women of Independent Minds.” RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.229.3571.

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How Jackson County's History Relates to American History
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

How Jackson County's History Relates to American History

  • North Independence Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What makes the Kansas City area unique in local and American history? David W. Jackson’s book, “Kansas City Chronicles: An Up-to-Date History,” provides insights with short vignettes dating to the early 1800s that highlight the area’s unique past. RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.252.0950.

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Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners
Feb
9
2:00 PM14:00

Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners

  • Blue Springs South Mid-Continent Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This mini-workshop will provide some insights on how family historians may get a good start with their genealogy, especially if they are or have African American heritage. David W. Jackson's program is based on 30-years of research as he re-discovered and proved that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Based on Jackson's book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage." Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED! RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.229.3571.

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African American Genealogy for Beginners
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

African American Genealogy for Beginners

This mini-workshop will provide some insights on how family historians may get a good start with their genealogy, especially if they are or have African American heritage. David W. Jackson's program is based on 30-years of research as he discovered and proved that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Based on Jackson's book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage."

Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED!

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Kansas City Chronicles: An Up-to-Date History
Jan
27
11:30 AM11:30

Kansas City Chronicles: An Up-to-Date History

What makes the Kansas City area unique in local and American history? David W. Jackson’s book by the same title provides insights with short vignettes dating to the early 1800s that highlight the area’s unique past. Hosted by the local Lewis and Clark chapter at Cascone's Restaurant, 2733 N Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo. Open to the public. RSVP required. Luncheon fee received BY January 24 is your reservation.  Check http://www.lewisandclarkkc.org/ for more details.

11:30 Social

Noon Lunch

1:15 Program

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