AAHGS Nashville invites you to join the society and become a member! Membership is on a calendar year.  

Benefits of membership include:

* membership in the national AAHGS society

* participation in Members-only workshops & DNA User groups

*the annual scholarly Journal of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

* the bi-monthly newsletter AAHGS News (published in Jan/Feb; Mar/Apr; May/Jun/ Jul/Aug; Sept/Oct; Nov/Dec)

* reduced conference fees

* networking with other people researching Afro-American history & genealogy



We offer the option of using PayPal to pay for your membership. If you decide to use PayPal, please follow-up on your payment by sending an email to with the details requested on the Membership Application (link below).

* Individual $60/year ($35 goes to National; $25 local AAHGS Nashville fee)-  (purchase using PayPal

* Family $80/year ($40 goes to National; $40 local AAHGS Nashville fee) – (purchase using PayPal)

* Organization $90/year ($45 goes to National; $45 local AAHGS Nashville fee)- (purchase using PayPal)

* Gold Membership $100 – (purchase using PayPal)

* Platinum Membership $200 – (purchase using PayPal)

* Life Membership (individuals only)  $1,200 – (purchase using PayPal)

Already a National member of AAGHS? You can pay just our $25 chapter fee (here using PayPal)


You can use the links above to purchase a membership using PayPal. Please then fill out the online individual membership form.

If you purchase a family membership, please fill out this form.

Our preferred method for processing memberships is electronically. However, if you prefer to download the membership form and mail in your payment, you can access the form here

NOTE: Membership payments after September 1st provide membership through December 31st of the following year (e.g., payment made in September 2022 purchases a membership through December 31, 2023). 



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