THIS LECTURE SERIES FOCUSES ON AFRICAN AMERICAN
HISTORY AS WELL AS APPROACHES FOR CONDUCTING FAMILY
GENEALOGY RESEARCH. INCLUDED WITH REGULAR MUSEUM
About Dr. Iyelli Ichile Ph.D.
Iyelli Ichile currently serves as thePost-doctoral Fellow in African AmericanHistory at the Reginal F. Lewis Museum& Department of Africana Studies at theUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County.She has a Ph.D. in African DiasporaHistory from Howard University, and aMaster’s in African American Studiesfrom Columbia University.
FINDING OUR ANCESTORS’ VOICES:
Identifying Family Traditions in the
WPA Slave Narratives
with Dr. Iyelli Ichile, Ph.D.
Saturday, April 1, 2017, 12pm
The slave narratives from the Federal Writers’Project 1936-1938 offer a rich body of material forhistorical research. Visiting scholar and fellowDr.Ichile will examine how to use the WPA slave narrativesto uncover African American cultural traditionsand genealogy information on enslaved families.This annual spring lecture is co-sponsored with theBaltimore Chapter of the Afro-American Historicaland Genealogical Society (BAAHGS).
For more information, or to RSVP
please visit www.lewismuseum.org, or call
443.263.1816. This program is included with
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202