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Determining Kinship Reliably with the Genealogical Proof Standard | Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

Charles "Chuck" Cooper - Born in Pittsburgh & graduated from Westinghouse H.S. Was Duquesne University's first black basketball player. Became the first black player drafted into the NBA, signing with the Boston Celtics. After NBA career, became Pittsburgh's first black department head as director of parks & recreation in 1970. Lead community development initiatives at Pittsburgh National Bank for 13 years.

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August Wilson wrote 10 plays, one for each decade of the 20th Century using the African-American neighborhood of The Hill in Pittsburgh as his settings.

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Week-long courses for in-depth learning from cream of the crop instructors. Sponsored by the Utah Genealogical Association.