Juneteenth Celebration Workshop: The Robert Johnson Family Tree: Researching an African American Abolitionist Family

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Main Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138

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 Join us to commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the former Confederate States of America, by exploring the fascinating life of Robert Johnson, fugitive slave and abolitionist, and his connection to Cambridge.  We will explore the paths our genealogical research took, plot out the Robert Johnson Family tree and his connection to Cambridge, and offer tips for researching African American genealogy.

 

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