In partnership with the African American Genealogical & Historical Society of Mobile, the Mobile Public Library is hosting another session with professional genealogist, Mary Jones-Fitts. The free genealogy workshop will focus on evaluating genealogical sources and avoiding common pitfalls. In addition to the morning workshop, there will be a special afternoon session honoring Clotilda descendant, Lorna Woods. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

Barking Up the Wrong Tree:

That Tree is Not a Source

Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Ben May Main Library, 701 Government Street

For more information or to register, please call 251-494-2172 or email

The facilitator for the workshop is professional genealogist, Mary Jones-Fitts, President of the African American Genealogical & Historical Society of Mobile.

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