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Wednesday, July 15
From Chicken Coop to Library  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Presenter:  Dan Barnard
This presentation is designed to show one way to preserve your family records.  It will take you through how family letters were found in a chicken coop, preserved for years and then donated to the Springfield Greene-County Library to ensure their longevity.  This presentation will also emphasize how we should all be looking for ways to preserve our family history so generations to come can enjoy them.
See the Barnard Collection online at:    digitalarchive.thelibrary.org/digital/collection/barnard
 
 
 



Monday, August 3
Find a Grave  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Presenter:  Carmen Boyd
Learn how to search Find a Grave for burial information, tombstone photos, and potential leads of other information regarding that ancestor you are hunting.  It provides many tools for the researcher and can be helpful in tracing your roots.  This presentation will provide the basics for first-time users or for those familiar with the program but in need of an update since the changeover to ownership by Ancestry.  Also discussed will be how to contribute to Find a Grave, how to properly use the program and cite information found.
 


Wednesday, August 19
Fraternal Organizations  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Presenter:  Patti Hobbs
In 1927 over half of the U.S. population were members of fraternal organizations.  Fraternal organization records can provide details found nowhere else.  Patti Hobbs, Certified Genealogist, will discuss their purposes, the kinds of information contained, and how to locate them.