Researching and preserving African American family history since 1979

 

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Burton Historical Collection
Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

E-mail:  fhwgsmail@yahoo.com


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FHWGS is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization in the State of Michigan. (Federal ID 38-2290126)

FOCUS
As the first genealogical society in the State of Michigan dedicated to the research and preservation of our African-American history, we take pride in our heritage and our contributions to the world and especially this country. We share this knowledge with enthusiasm, so that we may take our rightful place in history.

MEMBERSHIP
The Society is managed by the efforts of volunteers.  We encourage participation in these efforts. Membership includes a newsletter that keeps you informed about the activities of the society, genealogical and historical related topics and events.  Our membership year runs from September 1 through August 31. There is no meeting in December.

2014-2015 Program Year

OFFICERS

President

Leslie C. Strong Williams

 

Vice President

Vacant

 

Recording Secretary

Vacant

 

Treasurer

Shirley Burke

  

Corresponding Secretary

Lois I. Banks

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cheryl Garnett

Lillian Holland

Jacqui Thigpen Hollier

Bryant Jenkins

Carmen Leslie Stevens

Linda Webb

Walter D. Webb, DDS

Omer Jean Winborn

  

Immediate Past President

Peggy Sawyer-Williams

 

Advisory Board

Karen Tate flanagain

Cynthia Reed

Tonia Tate Stallings

 

Junior Genealogists Representative

Darius Boatner

 

 

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Meetings

All meetings are free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the library's Putnam Street parking lot.


Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society

Researching and preserving African American Family History since 1979. Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection

5021 Woodard Avenue

Detroit, MI 48202

 

 

 
     

 

e-mail: fhwgsmail@yahoo.com - web site:  http://www.fhwgs.org