Meetings

2022 Virtual and In-Person Meeting Calendar

All Meetings will begin at 11 a.m.

January 8
Hiatus

February 5
Guest Speaker:
Father Thomas Ulshafer, a former Provincial Superior of the U S Province
Topic: Slavery and the Early Sulpicians in Maryland
Location: Virtual

March 5
Guest Speaker:
Yvette LaGonterie, a former Federal employee
Topic: Enslaved at the Georgetown Hotel
Location: Virtual

April 2
Guest Speaker:
Hollis Gentry, Genealogy Specialist at the National Museum of African American History & Culture
Topic: Introduction to the Freedmen’s Bureau Digital Records Collection in the Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives (SOVA)
Location: Virtual

May 7
Guest Speaker:
The BAAHGS Community
Topic: The 1950 Census…So What?
Location: The Gallery Church Patterson Park – Fellowship Hall, 3115 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224

June 4
Guest Speaker: Rachel Frazier, Maryland State Archives Search Room Coordinator
Topic: Using the Maryland State Archives Research Guide – Part I
Location: Virtual

July 9
Guest Speaker: Rachel Frazier, Maryland State Archives Search Room Coordinator
Topic: Using the Maryland State Archives Research Guide – Part II
Location: Virtual

August 6
Topic: 2022 BAAHGS Cookout
Location: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park
300 Oella Avenue, Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Cost: $15 per adult, free for children under 15

September 10
Guest Speaker: Willa Banks, an independent Historian, Consultant and Speaker
Topic: Enslaved Nursemaids: The Story Behind the Photos
Location: TBA

October 1
Guest Speaker: Carol Petranek, co-director of the Washington, DC Family History Center
Topic: Finding Your Ancestors in Unindexed Records in FamilySearch, with Emphasis on African American Records
Location: TBA

November 5
Guest Speaker: TBA

December 3
Guest Speaker: TBA