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2014 International Genetic Genealogy Conference to be held August 15-17

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Free Webinar on Using the U.S Census Records

FamlllySearch Blog

Howard County Library Miller Branch

Upcoming Author Events
Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.
Learn the story of civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and the Woolworth sit-in. Following a screening of An Ordinary Hero, join a discussion with Mulholland and M.J. O’Brien, author of We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired.
HCLS MILLER BRANCH (410.313.1950)
Wednesday, Apr 9
6:30 – 9 pm
In partnership with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Columbia, MD Alumnae Chapter.


book cover of Young ThorogoodMEET THE AUTHOR: LARRY S. GIBSON
Larry Gibson discusses Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice, the first close examination of the formative period of Thurgood Marshall’s life. Young Thurgood reveals details about Marshall’s family, youth, and education. Books available for purchase and signing.
HCLS MILLER BRANCH (410.313.7750
Tuesday, Apr 29
7 – 9 pm
In partnership with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Columbia, MD Alumnae Chapter.

Baltimore County Public Library Catonsville Branch

The Loving Story

Created Equal: The Loving Story


Viewing and discussion of the documentary film The Loving Story, which tells the harrowing tale of a courageous couple during the civil rights era. Click the links below to add these events to your BCPL calendar.

Catonsville Branch

Harold’s List of Upcoming Genealogy Events


Harriet Tubman: A Day of Remembrance

All ages – children under 8 with adult

Join us for Harriet Tubman: A Day of Remembrance, a Women’s History Month program with storyteller Janice Greene, as she brings the story fo Harriet Tubman to life. Program made possible by a Baltimore County landmark, The Emmart Pierpont Safe House.

Randallstown Branch
Thursday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.


from Baltimore County Public Library “Highlights” newsletter

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Opens at Owings Mills

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and BCPL invite you to attend the official opening of the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball on March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Owings Mills Branch of BCPL. The Photo of Museum Displaymuseum is named after the late “Bert” Simmons, who played for the legendary Baltimore Elite Giants in the 1950s. There will be a special ceremony and ribbon cutting attended by Negro League players and local dignitaries, including Audrey Simmons, widow of the museum’s namesake. The museum includes displays on all three floors of the branch, with rotating displays featuring many historical items telling the story of the Negro Leagues in Maryland.

“Baltimore County is dedicated to preserving the history of African-American baseball,” said Kamenetz. “We are honored to share the photographs and artifacts with the thousands of folks who will pass through these doors.”

The Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball, Inc. is a charitable, educational, non-profit organization dedicated to developing, maintaining and exhibiting materials and artifacts focusing on the history of Blacks in baseball.


from Baltimore County Public Library “Highlights” newsletter

BAAHGS Tentative 2014 Calendar


2014 Institute for Genetic Genealogy

Your Genetic Genealogist

Family History Library to Hold Free African-American Research Series

FamilySeach Blog


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