WILLIE LEE GAY H-TOWN CHAPTER
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS)
Established in 1977, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) is a national organization dedicated to promoting scholarly research, study, and publication or history and genealogy of Americans, with a particular interest in persons of African descent. Headquartered in Washington, DC, AAHGS chartered its first chapter in Columbia, Maryland in 1989. Each year since AAHGS chapters have been chartered in various parts of the United States and the world. AAHGS is affiliated with the National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
About the Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter
The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter is the only chapter in the state of Texas, leading the study and preservation of African American family history and genealogy.
The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) – Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter is a non-profit 501(c)3, which strives to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community.
The chapter is located in Houston, Texas. Meetings are held every second Saturday during the months of January -June and September - December at 10:30 a.m. at the Houston Public Library - Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, 5300 Caroline, Houston TX 77004.
DUE TO THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC, MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY BEING HELD VIRTUALLY.