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 – (purchase using PayPal)

* Organization $90/year – (purchase using PayPal)

* Gold Membership $100 – (purchase using PayPal)

* Platinum Membership $200 – (purchase using PayPal)

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

NOTE: Membership payments after September 1st provide membership through December 31st of the following year (e.g., payment made in September 2021 purchases a membership through December 31, 2022).