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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

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Events List

  1. Closed for Christmas

    Sunday, December 24, 2017

    Closed December 24th-26th.

  2. Closed for the New Year Holiday

    Monday, January 01, 2018

    Closed on January 1, 2018.

  3. Finding Free Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for historians and genealogists who wish to learn about the neighborhoods in which their ancestors lived and conducted business.

  4. On the Record: African American Newspapers

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    In this session, we will explore the “African American Historical Newspapers” and “Accessible Archives African American Newspapers” digital databases and discover additional resources for locating these informative records.

Speakeasies, Juice Joints, and Blind Pigs: Prohibition History and YOU!

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When

From: 10/13/2017 07:00 PM

To: 10/13/2017 09:00 PM

How did Prohibition affect producers of alcohol, drinking establishments, and the Average Joe who wanted a cocktail? Learn about the history of Prohibition, how it affected Hoosier producers and establishments, and sample a few period appropriate cocktails made from better stuff than Bathtub Gin! Grab your fedora and feather boa, and dress the part to learn, have some giggle water, and be over the moon.

Presenter: Allison DePrey Singleton
 
HT2, 10212 Chestnut Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

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For information on this event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Part  of Family History Month 2017

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