American-French Genealogical Society
|American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS)|
The American-French Genealogical Society, formed in February of 1978, is a non-profit genealogical and historical organization devoted to people of French-Canadian extraction. Its purpose is to study and preserve our rich heritage by assisting members in discovering their ancestors and the daily events that shaped their, and our, lives.
- 1 Mission Statement
- 2 Contact Information
- 3 Benefits
- 4 History of the society
- 5 Society Projects
- 6 Publications
- 7 Newsletters
- 8 Collections
- 9 Events
- 10 Frequently Asked Questions
The mission of the American-French Genealogical Society is:
- To collect, preserve and publish cultural, genealogical, historical and biographical matter relating to Americans of French and French Canadian descent.
- To play an active part in the preservation of French and French Canadian culture and heritage; and highlight the role that they have played in the history of North America.
- To maintain an educational, research and cultural center.
- To conduct periodic educational programs and conferences to explore cultural, genealogical, and historical topics.
- To disseminate cultural, genealogical, historical, and biographical information to members and the general public.
Address: 78 Earle Street
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895-0870
- Monday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
- What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?
History of the society
- Established 1978
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Q. What are the directions to the society?
- Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
- A. Open
- Monday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00.p.m., Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.