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Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation Notecards
Set of 5 for $10.00 + 2.00 shipping and handling (U.S.)

Features five full-color reprints of posters and photos. Includes two views of the Kinte-Haley Memorial in Annapolis – a photograph by Donna Hole and an illustration by Jay Kabriel, plus three dramatic illustrations commissioned to commemorate the Kunta Kinte Festivals. The Festival illustrations were inspired by the Roots story and done in vibrant earth tones by artists Larry “Poncho” Brown, John Porter, and Cary Beth Cryor. Purchase directly from the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation.

Foundation Poster and Photo Reprints
8.5 x 10.5 inches, for $10.00 each + shipping and handling


A very limited supply of full-color reprints of the Kinte-Haley Memorial scenes and commemorative Kunta Kinte Festival posters are available. Suitable for framing. Get while supplies lasts. Order from the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation.

Print Picture

Limited Edition Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Print
Artist, Denise Cabral

The watercolor and pen and ink design includes a portrait of the late Roots author, Alex Haley, superimposed over a depiction of the Memorial, and the plaque honoring Haley’s ancestor, Kunta Kinte, which was installed at the same site in 1981. The words on the plaque are visible in the print. Each copy is hand numbered and signed by the artist.

Prints measure 16″ x 20″ framed, and 13.5″ x 10.5″ unframed. Available unframed, unframed with mat, and framed and matted. Choice of mat colors include Sand Beige, White, or Black. Choice of frames include “Safari Embellishment,” and the wood colors of oak, whitewash, and dark walnut. Print is $62.00; print with mat is $79; framed and matted print is $158.00. Sales tax included in price. Shipping and handling is extra. A portion of the proceeds are contributed to the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation. Purchase directly from the artist. (Call 410-349-1191, or send an e-mail to denisecabr@aol.com for more information.) A framed print is available for viewing at the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation Genealogy Resource Center.

Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker
Version 11.0 Software
Record your family genealogy, stories, and lists of heirlooms with this easy-to-use, yet comprehensive software program. Print family reports and charts. This CD-ROM program runs on Windows 95/ 98/ ME/ XP/ 2000 operating systems. Order online from Amazon.com

Genealogy Books: Topics by Ethnic Group, State or General Reference. Link to Heritage Books.

Land and Property Research

Land and Property Research in the United States
Author: E. Wade Hone

This 517 page hardcover reference tool and research guide provides detailed “how to use” and “where to find” information about land and property records. The significance of genealogical information available from these records is discussed in each chapter throughout the book. Order online from Amazon.com.

Ancestry's Red Book

Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Hardback
Editors: Alice Eichholz and William Dollarhide

The Red Book lists state by state repositories of information in counties and towns across America. Discover where to go to locate the missing information from your family tree. This book sets the standard for resource identification and will make a valuable addition to anyone’s genealogical reference collection. Order online from Amazon.com.

Bringing History Home

Bringing History Home: Local and Family
History Projects for Grades K-6
Author: M. Gail Hickey

This book will be helpful to teachers, parents, librarians, and museum workers as they seek to help children learn interesting and meaningful things about families, local communities, and the wide range of ethnic groups in America today. It includes developmentally appropriate social history topics for children in grades K thru 6. A special order item available online from Amazon.com

Black Roots

Black Roots: A Beginner’s Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree
Author: Tony Burroughs
Burroughs covers six phases of African American genealogy: oral histories; family research back to 1870; the identification of the last slave owner; the research of the owner’s background; a trip to Africa; and research in Canada and the Caribbean. the 481 page book contains over 100 illustrations, photographs of real documents, and sample worksheets. Order online from Amazon.com.

When Your Ox is in the Ditch

When Your Ox Is in the Ditch: Genealogical How-To Letters, Paperback
Author: Vera McDowell

The author sprinkles genealogical problem-solving with a dose of humor and personal fulfillment. Vera McDowell’s letters containing practical advice to genealogists first appeared in the Augusta Genealogical Society’s newsletter, and then were later assembled in the form of a how-to manual. Order online from Amazon.com.

BCG Genealogical Standards

The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual, Paperback
(Millennium Edition)
Since 1964, the Board for Certification of Genealogists has promoted standards for genealogy research designed to protect the public, the consumer, and the profession of genealogy. This manual distills the standards into clear and informative guidelines for genealogical proof, data collection, evidence evaluation, and compilations. It includes an extensive Appendix section containing numerous examples. Order online from Amazon.com.

Listening for Our Past

Listening For Our Past: A Lay Guide to African American Oral History Interviewing, Paperback
Author: Hasker Nelson

Nelson’s 40-page guide includes over 170 sample questions for the interviewer to ask. The author covers the “why,” “who, “when,” and “how” aspects of conducting African American oral history. Order online from Amazon.com.

More Genealogy Books and CDs: Great Selections
in association with Genealogical.com

Genealogical.com Search or browse from among more than 2000 books and CDs! The Genealogical Publishing Company is a leading publisher of genealogy books and CDs. Titles include everything from family histories, vital records, immigration and passenger lists, to wars and royal genealogies. Special sales and warehouse closeouts offer exciting and ever-changing bargains. New publications are added to the site on a regular basis. Purchases made through links from the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley website have the added benefit of supporting the Foundation’s mission. Support Foundation efforts by clicking on the GPC link now.

Challenge

"Things don't ever get better unless you make them better." – Tom Murray, Roots

Archived News Articles

The Sculpture Group

The Haley Memorial Creates Virtual Tour Guide Through Addition Of QR Codes

June 2016 The Haley Memorial is a heavily visited attraction in downtown Annapolis, cherished and enjoyed by many. The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation often receives...

 
Intergenerational Conference Participants

Intergenerational Genealogy Training Conference

The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation Announces its 2012 Intergenerational Genealogy Training Conference for Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: Grandparents Passing...

 
Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

The event was moderated by Board member Dr. Vivian Spencer and included a welcome by the Sojourner College Dean, Dr. Charlestine Fairley; and included music by David...

 
Record-Setting Snowfall Brings 80 inches of Snow in One Season

Record-Setting Snowfall Brings 80 inches of Snow in One Season

February 22, 2010 Record-Setting Snowfalls Bring 80 Inches of Snow (and Still Counting) In One Season Historic Back to Back Blizzards Bury the Memorial The...

 
Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Receives VIP Treatment

Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Receives VIP Treatment

May 20, 2009 Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Receives VIP Treatment VIP Treatment Gives New Life to the Sculptures (shown above are three of the four sculptures)...

 
Special Annapolis City Inauguration Tour to include the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial

Special Annapolis City Inauguration Tour to include the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial

December 8, 2008 Special Annapolis City Inauguration Tour to Include the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation is partnering with...

 

Annapolis Peace Talks

November 26, 2007 Annapolis Peace Talks: “No Better Place than the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial” (Annapolis, Maryland) The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley...

 
Story Wall Commemoration

Story Wall Commemoration

September 18, 2006 Commemoration of the 239th Anniversary of Kunta Kinte’s Arrival in Annapolis and Dedication of the Memorial Story Wall Walkway to Leonard...

 
Remembering Leonard A. Blackshear

Remembering Leonard A. Blackshear

March 27, 2006 We Remember Fondly our Founder and Friend, Leonard A. Blackshear (1943-2006) (Annapolis, Maryland) The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation announces...

 
New Civil War Inventory Guide for Four Rivers

New Civil War Inventory Guide for Four Rivers

October 1, 2005 New Civil War Inventory Guide Available for Four Rivers Heritage Area (Annapolis, Maryland) The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation, with the support...