Family History

Photograph of a man and woman standing in the woods - First Annual Black History Day

**Registration for this event is CLOSED as of Thursday, February 11, 2016**

First Annual Black Family History Day - Join the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on Saturday, February 13th at noon, for an afternoon devoted to black family history research.  In collaboration with the Austin History Center and the Carver Genealogy Center, attendees will have the opportunity to learn tips for starting their research, learn about area resources, and ask questions related to their research.

Below is the list of classes:

Noon – 12:45 pm – Documenting Your History workshop led by LaToya Devezin, African-American Community Archivist at the Austin History Center.

1 pm – 1:45 pm – Resources for African American at TSLAC presented by Tonia Wood, Senior Reference Archivist at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

2 pm – 2:45 pm – Genealogy Discussion forum moderated by Cynthia Evans, Genealogy Coordinator at the Carver Genealogy Center.

Class spaces are limited.  Attendees are allowed to bring a brown bag lunch.  However, food and drink must be limited to the room where the classes are held.  To reserve a space, email Ashley Stevens, Education and Outreach Coordinator at or call at 512-463-9807 or call the TSLAC main phone number at 512-463-5455.

Parking is available at the Capitol Visitors Garage and metered parking along San Jacinto Blvd.

Map of Capitol Complex indicating location of TSLAC building and Capitol Visitors Parking Garage.

Page last modified: February 11, 2016