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** coming **

Friday, February 20, 2009
 

* This schedule is subject to change without prior notice
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration / Setup
Vendors and Exhibitors
8:45 - 10:00 am H1 OPENING SESSION
B.J. Smothers, President
Welcome
Frances Smiley, Alabama Department of Tourism
Heritage Tourism in Alabama
10:30 - 11:30 am H2 Wimberley Comer, Center for the Black Belt
Black Belt National Heritage Area
G2 Alabama Cemetery Preservation Alliance
Saving African American Cemeteries

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Experience Selma's Downtown Restaurants
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
 
1:15 - 2:15 pm H3 TBA
G3 Frazine Taylor, Alabama Department of Archives and History
African American Resources at ADAH
2:30 - 3:30 pm H4 Tina Smiley, National Park Service
TBA
G4 Terry Peeler, Livingston, Alabama
Tracing the Peeler Family from Waterford, MS to Gaffney, SC
4:00 - 5:00 pm H5 Dr. Howard Robinson, Alabama State University
The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture and Resources at HBCUs
G5 Film
The Language You Cry In

WINE and CHEESE RECEPTION

Performing Arts Center, 1000 Selma Avenue
6:30 -8:30 pm
 
 
Saturday, February 21, 2009
 
7:00 - 9:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration / Setup
Vendors and Exhibitors
7:00 - 8:00 am Genealogical Society Summit
8:15 - 9:15 AM H6 TBA
G6 Donald Debrow, Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group
Finding Your Roots: Getting Started in Genealogical Research
9:30 - 10:30 am H7 TBA
G7 David Bice, Heritage Publishing Consultants
Writing Your Family Story for the Alabama African American Heritage Book
G8 B.J. Smothers, BBAAGHS
Using the Internet for Genealogical Research
10:45 - 11:45 am H8 TBA
G9 Robert S. Davis, Wallace State Community College
Native American Research in the Old South
G10 Frances Smiley, Alabama Department of Tourism
Family Reunion Planning

AWARDS LUNCHEON

Keynote Speaker: Novelist Poet and Playwright Pearl Cleage
Historic St. James Hotel, 1200 Water Avenue
12:00- 2:00 pm
Book Signing Immediately Following
 
2:45 - 3:45 pm H9 TBA
G11 Gwen Holland, Chicago, Illinois
The McArthur Family History in Black and White
G12 TBA
Using Family Tree Maker
4:00 - 5:00 pm H10 TBA
G13 TBA
Obituaries and Funeral Programs
G14 Film
The National Geographic GENographic Project



12 Dec 2006 :: 18 Feb 2009
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