Tuesday, January 15, 2013

McGill, special guest at 9th annual African American Family History Workshop

Joseph McGill, Jr, of The Slave Dwelling Project, will be this year's special guest at the 9th Annual African American Family History Workshop sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Spartanburg Community College Student Life organization on February 1st and 2nd.

Everyone is being encouraged to register by January 25th.  

To register: Call (864) 439-8716 or email aafhw@yahoo.com 

Find class descriptions & more at 

This event is free and open to the public.  A free lunch will also be provided.

Please make note that on Friday everyone meet at the Spartanburg County Library at 7 pm and on Saturday at 8:30 am at the Tyger River Campus.  See the flyer below for complete details.

To learn more about the 2013 schedule for The Slave Dwelling Project, see Joseph McGill, Jr, shares The Slave Dwelling Project stays in 2013.

To learn more about  The Slave Dwelling Project in 2013 see:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Birth home, family, and quotes

This is the birth home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr on 501 Auburn Ave, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born on Jan 15, 1929.

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, HABS [or HAER or HALS], 
Reproduction number [e.g., "HABS ILL, 16-CHIG, 33-2 "]  http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pnp/habshaer/ga/ga0200/ga0206/color/571148cv.jpg

"We must use time creatively." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Front Room:
Front Room Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, HABS [or HAER or HALS], 
Reproduction number [e.g., "HABS ILL, 16-CHIG, 33-2 "] http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pnp/habshaer/ga/ga0200/ga0206/photos/057123pv.jpg (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html)

The 1940 Census lists the Martin family with Martin's maternal grandmother living with them.  

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K752-8QR : accessed 
15 Jan 2013), Martin L King in household of Marvin L King, Ward 5, Atlanta, Atlanta City, 
Fulton, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 160-241, sheet 13B, family 268, 
NARA digital publication T627, roll 733.

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't 
see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

501 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA 

Martin Luther King, Jr in 1964.
Source: Wikipedia
Library of Congress. 

New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection. 

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