Black History Month/The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga Author Talk/Book Signing Event

Aiken Center For The Arts 122 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC

Join us during Black History Month Saturday February 12th, 2022 at the Aiken Center For The Arts to learn about the amazing stories of two Aiken County African American families whose history goes back to slavery, the Reconstruction Era, the Civil Rights Movement, and the rise of African American gospel music featuring legendary gospel artist […]

Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogical Society

Join me on next Sunday, March 20th, at 3pm for my presentation: “How to Write Your Family History: The Narrative History Approach sponsored by the Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogical Society! The event will be on Zoom! Click on the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZYtceqprzgsHNUpJlTQud9YZEIIB...

A Conversation With Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., Charleston County Library

Baxter-Patrick James Island 1858 S.Grimball Road, Charleston, SC

Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library at 1 PM on April 16. This is the first of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and you can […]

African American Genealogy Webinar: Writing Family History- The Narrative Inquiry Approach

Please join us to learn from South Carolina genealogist and author Dr. Walter Curry, Jr. who will present on Writing Family History: The Narrative Inquiry Approach. A narrative is a story or an account. While there is no mainstream research design in family history, narrative inquiry is a research method that uses narratives as units of analysis […]

A Conversation With Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., Charleston County Library

Edisto Island Library 1589 Highway 174, Edisto Island, South Carolina

Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Edisto Library at 4pm PM on May 12th. This is the second of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and you can pre-order your […]

A Conversation With Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., Charleston County Library

Bees Ferry West Ashely 305 Sanders Road, Charleston, SC

Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Bees Ferry-West Ashley at 2pm PM on May 21st. This is the third of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and you can pre-order […]

A Conversation with Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., Charleston County Library

Hurd-St. Andrews Library 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, Charleston, South Carolina

Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Hurd-St Andrews Library Branch at 1pm PM on May 24st. This is the fourth and final of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and […]

Sumter County Genealogical Society-Sumter, South Carolina

Swan Lake Presbyterian Church 912 Haynsworth Street, Sumter, SC

Author Walter B. Curry Jr., a native of Orangeburg, will be the guest speaker at the next membership meeting of the Sumter County Genealogical Society at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in the fellowship hall of Swan Lake Presbyterian Church, 912 Haynsworth St., Sumter, SC. Curry received a bachelor's degree in political science from South […]

Author Talk-Charleston County Public Library

Main Library-Charleston County Public Library 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC

OCT 8: Join Walter B. Curry, Jr., Ed.D at Main Library for an Author Talk about the Thompson Family! Learn about Lavinia Thompson, who was born into slavery in 1844 and later received a pension for her service as a cook in the Confederate Army. For full details visit: https://bit.ly/3Cbi8jS

African American Genealogy Series: Writing Family History- The Narrative History Approach

Please join us to learn from South Carolina genealogist and author Dr. Walter Curry, Jr. who will present on Writing Family History: The Narrative History Approach. Narrative history is the practice of writing history in a story-based form. It tends to entail writing based on reconstructing a series of short-term events about individuals or specific […]

Book Discussion-The Center For African American History, Art, & Culture

The Center For African American History, Art, and Culture 120 York Street NE, Aiken, SC

Join the Center and Dr. Curry as we explore the first volume in a narrative history about the descendants of two families that share a common ancestor, Martha Kitchings Seawright Ellison. The book documents the beginnings of the family saga through Martha’s life during slavery, The Civil War, The Reconstruction Era, and family life in […]