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FINDING OUR ANCESTORS’ VOICES:

Dr. Iyelli Ichile, Ph.D

March 7, 2017 1:27 PM
THIS LECTURE SERIES FOCUSES ON AFRICAN AMERICAN
HISTORY AS WELL AS APPROACHES FOR CONDUCTING FAMILY
GENEALOGY RESEARCH. INCLUDED WITH REGULAR MUSEUM
ADMISSION.

About Dr. Iyelli Ichile Ph.D.
Iyelli Ichile currently serves as the
Post-doctoral Fellow in African American
History at the Reginal F. Lewis Museum
& Department of Africana Studies at the
University of Maryland Baltimore County.
She has a Ph.D. in African Diaspora
History from Howard University, and a
Master’s in African American Studies
from Columbia University.

FINDING OUR ANCESTORS’ VOICES:
Identifying Family Traditions in the
WPA Slave Narratives
with Dr. Iyelli Ichile, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 12pm

The slave narratives from the Federal Writers’
Project 1936-1938 offer a rich body of material for
historical research. Visiting scholar and fellow
Dr.Ichile will examine how to use the WPA slave narratives
to uncover African American cultural traditions
and genealogy information on enslaved families.
This annual spring lecture is co-sponsored with the
Baltimore Chapter of the Afro-American Historical
and Genealogical Society (BAAHGS).

For more information, or to RSVP
please visit www.lewismuseum.org, or call
443.263.1816. This program is included with
museum admission.


Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202