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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Explore the Life of a Parent or Grandparent

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    How to research the life of a person who was alive in the early twentieth century.

  2. Digitization in The Genealogy Center

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Take a virtual tour of the equipment in The Genealogy Center.

  3. Genealogy Scavenger Hunt: Family Fun in The Genealogy Center

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    The scavenger hunt will show you different aspects of the Center while teaching how to get started in family history research.

  4. Finding Johnny Reb: Researching Your Confederate Soldier

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Locating information on a Confederate soldier can be difficult, but not impossible.

  5. The Search for Nancy Hanks: A Historical Wild Goose Chase, Mitochondrial DNA, and the Maternal Ancestry of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    The Nancy Hanks Lincoln mtDNA Study and new historical evidence reveal the surprising truth Lincoln concealed about his mother's family and ancestry.

  6. Using Vital Records & Their Substitutes

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    Vital records are the Holy Grail of genealogical sources.

Federation of Genealogical Societies' Librarians' Day!

If you have a question about this event, Please contact us

When

From: 8/20/2013 10:30 AM

To: 8/20/2013 06:30 PM

August 20th marks a great opportunity for everyone who serves genealogists, from librarians and archivists to volunteers and society members who desire a closer working relationship with their local library or archives. This year's theme:  "Collaboration: The Path to Success,"  highlights the need for libraries, archives and societies to work together to share knowledge and resources. Librarians' Day, sponsored by ProQuest, will feature Kris Rzepczynski, Elaine Kuhn and Curt Witcher sharing their thoughts and experiences, and opportunities for others to share and learn. The day will end with Allen County Public Library Special Collections Tours featuring the Lincoln Library, The Genealogy Center and its Genealogy Materials Handling Unit, and the Internet Archives scanning unit.

Cost is $10. Click for more information and registration.

Location: Allen County Public Library Theater, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN.

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