Family history event brings California lawmakers together for Juneteenth celebration


Family history event brings California lawmakers together for Juneteenth celebration

Genealogy consultants and experts gathered and helped visiting judges, members of the California Legislative Black Caucus and others to search Freedmen’s Bureau records at the California State Capitol in Sacramento on June 26. The event took place, appropriately, in the “Eureka” room — translated, “I have found it!”
The event was held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the California Legislative Black Caucus and legislative recognition of California African American judges. It also coincided with the legislative celebration of Juneteenth, marking the abolition of slavery in the United States.

After the special legislative session honoring the judges and African American …

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