The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN is once again hosting its annual March Madness: Genealogy Style ushering in the spring research season with a week of educational opportunities for you to jumpstart your research for your ethnic ancestor.
On Sunday March 18, 2012, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m begin "Researching Your Polish Ancestors." This program will explore the challenges, important American sources, both print and online, and research strategies that can shed light on your ancestral town in Poland.
Find "French Canadian Research at The Genealogy Center," on Monday March 19, 2012, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. This program will highlight various French Canadian and Quebec resources within The Genealogy Center.
Discover "The Riches of First Nations Heritage: Beginning Native American Genealogical Research," on Tuesday March 20, 2012, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. This lecture is an introduction to beginning First Nations/Native American genealogical research.
"Explore Origins.net" will review the many databases, CD products, research articles and other resources available through The Genealogy Center's subscription to the Origins Network on Wednesday March 21, 2012, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Locate those "Shadowed Roots: Antebellum Era Records for African-American Research," on Thursday March 22, 2012, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Discover the "hidden" and "buried" genealogical and historical records that are available to research the lives of African Americans before the Civil War.
Please call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info to register for these free classes.