African-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland

P.O.Box 201476, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

"To Discover Your Ancestors is to Discover a Part of You"





Current Activities

  • AAGS Monthly Meetings are held at:
    Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts. OH 44120

    February 25

    Research African American ancestors using Ohio History Connection Resources

    The Ohio History Connection is rich with resources that can enable you to find out more about your ancestors. Using your research guide, find answers to your questions, through these sources.

    This session is co-sponsored by the Shaker Historical Society, the Ohio History Connection, and the Shaker Heights Public Library.


    Save the Date!

    Clelebrate the 27th Anniversary Heritage Dinner 
    “Looking Back- Places that Shaped Us”
    With the
    African American Genealogical Society of Cleveland
    Sunday, March 4, 2018 3:00-7:00pm
    At the Mediterranean Party Center
    25021 Rockside Rd. Bedford Heights, OH 44146

    Tickets $35 each.


  • Freedmen’s Bureau Project
    This vital indexing project created from the partnerships of FamilySearch, NARA, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society, and California African American Museum will help African Americans reconnect with their Civil War-era ancestors. Supportive volunteers are needed to take these valuable historical records and index them so that they are available to the public. For more info, see

    To join the AAGS-Cleveland indexing group, contact Sandra Milton (

  • AAGS-Cleveland Public Library Research Clinics
    AAGS provides assistance on the 2nd Saturday from 10:30am - 2:00pm at the Downtown Branch - Open to the general public

Last updated: February 9, 2018

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