|Welcome to the Home Page of the Lansing Area African American Genealogical Society. LAAAGS was founded in 2001 and is located in Lansing, Michigan. The purpose of LAAAGS is to promote the preservation of African American family history for Lansing area residents and other interested persons.|
|LAAAGS is gathering information on early Black families in Greater Lansing for a publication. To contribute information to this publication you may call 517-882-1293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|This page was last updated May 2013|
|The next meeting is Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Libary of Michigan and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI at 12:00 pm, Lake Superior Room. Following the regular meeting the group will travel to Mt. Hope Cemetery, in Lansing for a 2:00 pm Headstone Dedication Ceremony for Civil War Soldier and Businessman George Randall. Mr. Randall was a Civil War veteran who served with the Michigan Regiment 102nd U.S. Black Troops Company K.|
|Check out this page to see some interesting community highlights from Lansing's past!
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|LAAAGS traveled to Battle Creek, MI, June 9, 2012. Click here.|
|The 1940 Census is now available! The 1940 Census was released April 2, 2012 by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in digital form. To be able to access the 1940 Census go to: http://1940census.archives.gov.|
their 10th Anniversary with a Celebration Dinner!
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013 at 6:30 in the evening. the affair was
held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Michigan State
University Campus, East Lansing, Michigan .
The dinner was a tremendous success! Forty-five members and guests attended the function. The highlight of the evening was a slide presentation on the history of LAAAGS over the past 10 years.
LAAAGS would like to thank everyone who attended the dinner, made a donation, or made a contribution to the event, you made the evening a wonderful accomplishment!