James Dent Walker, District of Columbia Chapter

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS)

Sunday Morning Brunch
(Standing) Barbara Harris, Theresa Gill, Kenn Stanton (Workshop Presenter) , Clayton J, Adams (Keynote Speaker), and Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis
(Sitting) Tracy McDonald, Frank Jenkins, and Virginia Mercer 

PRESIDENT - Sherri Camp

VICE PRESIDENT GENEALOGY - Khadijah Matin

VICE PRESIDENT HISTORY - Gene Stephenson

TREASURER - Carolyn Corpening-Rowe

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY - Alison Barnes

RECORDING SECRETARY - Stella Pierce

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT - Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis

October 2015 - Quilt Patches/Squares

Thanks to chapter member, Elizabeth Braxton, a quilt patch was designed and presented at the 36th National Conference. JDW chapter member, Linda Crichlow White (3rd from right) proudly holds our chapter patch/square.

AAHGS members at the 36th National Genealogy Conference

(standing) Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis, Frank Jenkins, Stephanie Mills Trice, Virginia Mercer and Veronica Raglin

(sitting) Bernice Bennett

Dunbar High School Tour - November 2015

(Standing)Theresa Gill, Charles Howard, Virginia Mercer, Beverly Gray, Linda Crichlow White, Sylvia Stanfield, Sybil Templeman Williams
(Sitting)James Pittman, Blanche Heard, Elizabeth Braxton

(Standing) Marian Bobo, Stephanie Trice, Theresa Gill, Linda Crichlow White, Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis, Virginia Mercer, Brenda Kinsler, Sybil Williams, Rosa Lee, Patricia Fisher, & Barbara Harris
(Sitting) Veronica Raglin, Barbara Dodson Walker, and Gloria Fleming

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS OF aahgs MEMBERS,  ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

THE 36th NATIONAL GENEALOGY CONFERENCE – October 2015
"Virginia, Where African American Roots Run Deep:
Family History and the National Narrative"  
Richmond Marriott Hotel, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA

National AAHGS Officers

James Dent Walker, Barbara Dodson Walker & Sybil Templeman Williams

BAAHGS Chapter President, Roland Mills & Prince George’s County Chapter President, Jane Taylor Thomas; Immediate Past President JDW Chapter, Charles Howard; & Central Maryland Chapter President, Alice Freeman-Harris 

35th AAHGS NATIONAL GENEALOGY CONFERENCE - October 2014

"Weaving Our Past, Present and Future: Slavery, Abolition, Freedom and All That Jazz" - Pittsburgh, PA

Patsy Mose Fletcher;  Ric Murphy; and Stephanie Mills Trice, Virginia Mercer & 

Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis researching at the Virginia Historical Society – Richmond, VA - Spring 2015

2015 Black History Month Program (hosted by local AAHGS Chapters)

"A Century of Black Life, History and Culture"
Frank Jenkins, Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis. Virginia Mercer, Bernice Bennett
Noreen Goodsen, Alice Freeman Harris.

Friday Author’s Luncheon and Book Signing
(Standing) Linda Crichlow White, Sybil Templeman Williams, Barbara Harris, and Jacqueline Tillman-Lewis
(Sitting) Theresa Gill, Virginia Mercer, and Tracy McDonald