CAAGS sponsors field trips and other travel for Members and non-members. These have included visits to the National Archives-Pacific Region, the Los Angeles Central Library Downtown, and Allensworth State Park. As part of the trip, we attempt to arrange for an orientation by knowledgeable staff.
Trips to the Salt Lake City Family Histiry Library are also offered. These involve a stay that generally extend fron Sunday to Sunday in Salt Lake City, UT. A session on “How to Prepare for a Trip to Salt Lake City” is generally offered.
CAAGS Members, families and friends have also traveled to Africa – Senegal, Gambia, Ghana, the Gold Coast, etc. Planning for these trips generlly occur approximately a year in advance.
You may contact our Fiedl Trips/Travel Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) with suggestions or questions. See our Calendar of Events for upcomoing field trips and other travel.
CAAGS 30th ANNIVERSARY TOURS & SPECIAL EVENT
Black History Tour of Los Angeles , Thursday, March 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Motor coach tour of 45 sites – includes the famous districts and former homes, profiling Sojourner Truth, Lena Horne, Marvin Gaye, Sugar Hill/West Adams District, El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and many others. Cost: $55.00/person
`Los Angeles Cemetery Tour: Thu, March 17, 2016, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Notable internments at Inglewood Park and Westwood Village Park cemeteries – including Johnnie Cochran, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood. Cost: 30.00/person
“1940s at Club Sweet Lorraines” Fri, March 18, 2016, 7:00 pm, USC Radisson
Two-act play featuring a cast of entertainers, including Dorothy Dandridge, Julie Andrews, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn. Admission: $40.00/person