Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Memphis, TN and the Mid-South
P. O. Box 771731 |Memphis, TN 38177 | 901.318.3990 |

Welcome to AAHGS-Memphis

The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) strives to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community. Our primary goals are to promote scholarly research, provide resources for historical and genealogical studies, create a network of persons with similar interests, and assist members in documenting their histories.

AAHGS Memphis generally meets on the second Saturday of each month at 12:30pm to 2:30 pm. We have 2 locations for 2017:

* Cordova Public Library, 8457 Trinity Rd, Cordova, TN 38018, (901) 415-2746 

* Benjamin L. Hooks, 3030 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38111, (901) 379-4499, - Meeting Room A off the main entrance

Topics for 2017
January Time TBDTBD
February 1112:30 pmZion Cemetary ProjectCordova
March 10-11Research TripTennessee State Library
April 812:30 pmDNA ResearchCordova
May 2010:30 am*** SPECIAL PROGRAM - Genealogy Think Tank 2017!Main Library-Meeting Room A
June 1012:30 pmGetting Started with Family History Research by Brenita CrawfordCordova
JulyNo meetingN/A
August 1212:30 pmGet Something in Your Head, Child:
Education of African-Americans in Post-Civil War Mississippi
September 912:30 pmTo Be AnnouncedCordova
October 14No meetingN/A
November 1812:30 pmTo Be AnnouncedCordova
DecemberTBDHoliday LuncheonLocation TBD