History and Genealogy

Songs of the Struggle - Part of "Moving Toward Liberation: Freedom Riders 1961-2011

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History and Genealogy
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An interactive panel, led by Dr. Ella Maria Ray and Dr. Rachel Harding, that brings local scholars and poets together to dialogue with the audience about how Africans in the Americas have historically embraced vocal music as they moved towards and continue to advance in the direction of authentic liberation.

http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/freedom.html

Education for Social Justice - Discussion (Part of Moving Toward Liberation: Freedom Riders 1961-2011"

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History and Genealogy
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Professor Winston Grady-Willis, Department Chair, African and African American Studies, Metropolitan State College of Denver, will discuss the roles and contributions of students in the Civil Rights Movement.

http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/freedom.html

Education for Social Justice - Part of "Moving Toward Liberation: Freedom Riders 1961-2011"

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History and Genealogy
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Teach-in for High School students of US History, African American History or Civil Rights classes, featuring Freedom Rider, Jim Lawson, and Jonny 5 and Brer Rabbit of the Flobots.

Educators – contact elally@denverlibrary.org to register your class.

Presentation is from 10-11:30 a.m. Touring the exhibit and/or Five Points walking tour can be arranged before or after the presentation. The public is welcome to attend.

http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/freedom.html

Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders - Facing History Educator Workshop

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History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Workshop participants will engage in an in-depth look at the Freedom Rides and learn more about southern segregation laws and models of political resistance during the civil rights movement. Special guest Ernest “Rip” Patton, Jr. will share his experiences as a participant in the May 24 Greyhound Freedom Ride which resulted in his imprisonment in Mississippi's Parchman State Penitentiary. Facing History is an educational partner for the PBS American Experience film. Educators register at www.facinghistory.org/denverevents.

Black Genealogy Search Group of Denver: Heritage Fest - Remembering the Past by Celebrating Family

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History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Free Community Event!
Speakers:
Leslie Anderson, Reference Librarian, Special Collections, Alexandria Library, Alexandria, VA

Dr. Derrick Hudson, Hennenbach Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

James K. Jeffrey, Genealogy Collection Specialist, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO

Contacts:
T. Entzminger thomasentzminger@comcast.net
Shirley Milligan one-shirley@q.com

Website: http://www.bgsgden.com

2011 Hispanic Genealogy Seminar/Seminario de la Genealogía Hispana 2011

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History and Genealogy
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
B2 Conference Center

Go to http://www.hispaniclegacy.org/conference_2011 for registration information. This will not be the usual "sit down all day and listen seminar.” Participants will not only learn from the presenters, but also from each other. Make connections with people researching similar family lines. Meet others who share an interest in Hispanic culture and heritage. Beginners and experienced genealogy researchers welcome. Come prepared to learn useful historical information and genealogy research techniques.

Coloradoans Who Saved America: Veterans Remembered

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the rich military history of Denver's two oldest cemeteries, Fairmount and Riverside, going all the way back to the Civil War, including eight Medal of Honor recipients, the Spanish-American War, and Nisei. Bring an unopened toiletry item to be donated to the Denver Veteran's Hospital for veterans in need. Presented by Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteers Garry & Joan O'Hara. www.fairmountheritagefoundation.org.

Colorado Association of Professional Genealogists (CAPG) Meeting

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History and Genealogy
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room - Level 2

The Colorado Chapter meets the first Saturday in February, May, August, & November. Most of the meetings are held at the Denver Public Library, Main location, Denver, Colorado. Occasionally, meetings are held at other locations. Visitors are welcomed.
The Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (CAPG) was formed in 1991 to promote and support the objectives of the Association of Professional Genealogists in the State of Colorado. CAPG also provides a forum for exchange of information and ideas among professional genealogists who reside in the State of Colorado.

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