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Treasure Chest Thursday – A Genealogy Meeting

Last night I attended the Fountaindale Public Library‘s Genealogy Group meeting which is overseen by Debra Dudek, the Adult and Teen Services Manager. Debra has a fantastic high-energy, outgoing personality that livened up the beginning of the meeting. She introduced the speaker, Steve Szabados, a local genealogist. Steve spoke on Finding Grandma’s Ancestors. In May […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Webster County, Missouri Research

I have been in Springfield, Missouri the last week and a half and visited the Webster County Historical Society and Research Center. Those with southwest Missouri roots will want to check out this repository if they are in the area. The historical society is open Monday thru Friday 1-4 p.m. The society building has a […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Protecting Heirlooms

The latest issue of Family Tree Magazine, July 2011, has so much great information in it. One article that really hit me is the Taking Care by Denise Levenick. Denise talks about protecting heirlooms which include letters, documents, photographs, and objects. She discusses many ways to protect these items for future generations and how to […]

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Indiana University Calumet Archives

I am pleased to announce I am now offering research services at the Indiana University Calumet Archives, in Gary, Indiana. The Calumet Archives houses a great deal of northwest Indiana material such as high school year books, community papers, individual papers, newspapers, and photographs. The Archivist, Stephen McShane, is wonderful. I visited the archives twice […]

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