Friday, February 1, 2013

Exploring the Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., are please to sponsor the presentation "Exploring the Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau" with Angela Walton-Raji, on February 12th, 2013.

Presenter: Angela is also a genealogist specializing in information for beginners, via daily and weekly online genealogy chats on AfriGeneas. As host of a weekly genealogy podcast, a number of instructional videos and as an expert consultant on video documentaries, Ms. Walton-Raji combines her skills as a genealogist with a warm on-camera personality that brings comfort to her viewers through and her instructional videos on YouTube, while providing them with useful information. In addition, Ms. Walton-Raji is a founding member of

A researcher with national reputation, Ms. Walton-Raji's talents have been recognized by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, for over a decade. In the 1990s she was a featured speaker at a number of Smithsonian events, and for this past year (2009-2010) she was the only genealogist in the nation to present regular genealogy lectures at the National Museum of the American Indian, in both the Washington DC and New York facilities. She was awarded the honor of presenting a special series of genealogy lectures to coincide with the Smithsonian Exhibition "IndiVisible" that officially launched in November 2009 and is now traveling throughout the nation.

Beyond her public appearances, she is a published author, host of 3 blogs, a 10-year ongoing message board, 3 websites, and she hosts the only weekly podcast devoted to African American genealogy. Her comfort with language and skills in writing make her well known and well respected in the genealogy community. 

This presentation will be February 12th, 2013:
·   2:00 pm Eastern
·   1:00 pm Central
·   12:00 pm Mountain
·   11:00 am Pacific

Register for the Webinar now at:

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. You will use your unique URL in your confirmation email to logon to the live broadcast.

Please note: There is not limit to the number registering for this webinar, but attendance is limited to 100 attendees (the first 100 to sign in at the time of the event will be able to view the live webinar). The webinar will be recorded and placed on the “Members Only” pages of the Friends website. 

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