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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.

Using Vintage Postcards in Genealogy Research

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When

From: 4/24/2017 06:30 PM

To: 4/24/2017 07:30 PM

Use of postcards is just one way to preserve family and community history. Learn the history and types of postcards in America, how to establish publication date and past postcard manufacturers in the area, then join in a discussion of Real Photo postcards.

Presenter: Randy Harter

Part of Preservation Week 2017

To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or send an email

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