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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Closed for Easter

    Sunday, April 21, 2019

    Closed on April 21st.

  2. Your Home Museum: Websites to Aid in the Preservation of Personal Memorabilia

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    This session will introduce a number of websites that can provide guidance to the novice in the care and conservation of personal memorabilia.

  3. Rescuing Photos from Dying Digital Platforms: How to Save

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Let’s explore how to save digital platform content that you and family members have put online.

  4. Caring for Your Textiles Webinar

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    This webinar is intended for individuals with personal collections of textiles.

  5. Using the Maker Lab to Preserve Family History

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

    Learn how the Main Branch’s Maker Lab can be used to preserve your family history.

  6. Europe to America: The Anabaptist Mennonite Story - April 26 & 27, 2019

    Friday, April 26, 2019

    Anabaptist, Mennonite and more!

Europe to America: The Anabaptist Mennonite Story - April 26 & 27, 2019

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

When

From: 4/26/2019 09:30 AM

To: 4/26/2019 04:30 PM

The Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana, Inc. and The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library join in proudly presenting these special two days for genealogists seeking information on their Anabaptist Mennonite ancestors. This special event is sponsored by the Doug and Joni Lehman Charitable Foundation. All events will be at the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On Friday, April 26, 2019:
9:45 a.m.--Menno Simons Essentials: Who are these Mennonites? - Peggy Goertzen
11:00 a.m.--Anabaptist and Mennonite Materials in Print and Online in The Genealogy Center - John D. Beatty
1:30 p.m.--Swiss Roots and Beaver Branches: Ohio Anabaptist-Mennonite Stories from a Bluffton Perspective - Carrie Phillips
3:00 p.m. --What They Brought and What They Left Behind - Adam Barrone

On Saturday, April 27, 2019:
9:45 a.m.--Pattern, Persecution and Faith: Why are we moving? - Peggy Goertzen
11:00 a.m.--Berne Mennonites – A Man – A Mission - Max Haines
1:30 p.m.--Where can I find….? Resources for Anabaptist-Mennonite Research - Joe Springer
3:00 p.m.--Brothers Helping Brothers: The Swiss, Prussian and Dutch Low-German
Mennonites in the 1870’s - Peggy Goertzen

For details on each lecture and presenter, go to www.acgsi.org . Registration is $25 for each day or $40 for both. To register, go to https://www.acgsi.org/event.php .

Indiana Librarians: These seminar sessions are eligible for LEUs.
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