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Family research topic of next MPAAGHS meeting

Family research at the Library of Virginia will be the topic of a virtual meeting on Saturday of the Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society.

The meeting starts at 11 a.m. Ashley R. Craig, community outreach specialist for the Library of Virginia, will lead the discussion about library resources.

Craig will highlight the record types that will advance one’s genealogical research, which record types are available only onsite at the Library, and which record types can be accessed digitally, a release said.

She coordinates the library’s genealogy workshop series, genealogy programs, and community outreach. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor’s degree in History with a concentration in Early Modern British History and Colonial Virginia. She also received a master’s degree from VCU in public history with a concentration in early and colonial Virginia, African and Indigenous slavery, and 19th and 20th century race relati...

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