Chapter Membership

Membership in the AAHGS Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter, Inc. is open to the general public, especially those who share a mutual interest in family history and genealogical research in general and African-American family history & genealogy in particular.

Membership Terms:

January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year

Membership Requirements:

Membership in the National Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) is required in order to join the Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter.

Member Benefits at the National Level includes:

  • ¬†Access to AAHGS Member-Only website
  • ¬†Subscription to the award-winning AAHGS Journal, a scholarly bi-annual publication
  • Subscription to the award-winning AAHGS Journal, a scholarly bi-monthly electronic magazine and prime source for up-to-date information about Black genealogy issues
  • Discounted registration for the National AAHGS Conference
  • Opportunity to submit articles and announcements in the AAHGS News Magazine, AAHGS Journal, and AAHGS News and Blog
  • Voting privileges during national elections
  • Nominate members and volunteers for AAHGS National Awards
  • Invitations to special national events, programs, and projects

Member Benefits at the Local H-Town Level includes:

  • Access to AAHGS H-Town Chapter Members-Only website
  • Attend planned field trips and activities with AAHGS Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter members
  • Access to genealogy workshops and family history information
  • Ability to network and collaborate directly with other researchers
  • Voting privileges during chapter elections
  • Work with the chapter on preservation and research projects
  • Access to knowledgeable network of researchers
  • Collaborate with local preservation organizations for programming
  • Invitations to special events and programs by local organizations

Become a member of AAHGS National and Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter!

  1. Download the AAHGS National & Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter application here.
  2. Complete, print, and mail application along with payment, or bring form and payment to the next chapter meeting.
  3. Visit our Calendar for meeting dates and times.

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