Introduction to African-American Genealogy
You are invited to celebrate Black History Month by learning about African-American genealogical research. LaToya Devezin, Library Associate at the African American Resource Center of the New Orleans Public Library, will teach the basics of African-American genealogical research from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Covington Branch Library, 310 West 21st Avenue, Covington.
LaToya Devezin has a B.A. in Music from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA, and an M.A. in Museum Studies from Southern University at New Orleans. She is currently working on her M.L.I.S. in Archives Management at Louisiana State University. She is a trainer for the Archival Training Collaborative and a 2011 American Library Association Spectrum Scholar. She was recently awarded the Gambit Weekly’s "40 Under 40 Award," which salutes young New Orleanians who are instrumental in the city’s recovery and its future.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended and seating space is limited to adults. Light refreshments will be available. Please stop by the Covington Branch or call 985-893-6280 to register.