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Black History Month Genealogy Programs

February is Black History Month and we are holding a series of African American genealogy programs in celebration. Join us at any of the three locations to learn about researching enslaved ancestors. We will cover the types of documents available, where to find them, and what information these documents can hold. Research tips and tricks… Continue reading Black History Month Genealogy Programs

Genealogy, Local History, North Carolina History

Goody’s goodies in the Camel City…

As always, click images for larger size where available... https://youtu.be/NzPqiLXpHDY North Carolina has always been an important producer and consumer of patent medicines. It is the birthplace of the three best known headache relief powders. All three had pretty much the same basic ingredients, powdered aspirin, salycylamide and caffeine. For instance, the original B.C. formula… Continue reading Goody’s goodies in the Camel City…

Local History, North Carolina History, Winston-Salem

Walkertown Branch Library Program of African American Music, Culture and History, Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m.

Celebrate Black History Month at Walkertown Branch Library with a program of African-American music, culture, and history. Local singers W.T. Rajive and Amelia Patel will present the first part of the program. Rajive will discuss his own story as an almost-member of the famous doo wop group the Drifters while relating the black experience through… Continue reading Walkertown Branch Library Program of African American Music, Culture and History, Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m.

Events, Forsyth County, Genealogy

Genealogy Society Meeting at Reynolda Manor Feb. 5, 6 p.m.

The Forsyth County Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the auditorium of the Reynolda Manor Branch of the Forsyth County Public Library, 2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem, 27106. The social period will begin at 6:00 pm and the program at 6:30 pm.  All meetings are free and open to the public and all are welcome to attend. In… Continue reading Genealogy Society Meeting at Reynolda Manor Feb. 5, 6 p.m.