Thursday, October 11, 2012

153. More Good Stuff at the State Library



Continuing With October Family History Month-- 

 Family History Tour, Thursday, October 18, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Please call 232-3689 to register
Family History Consultations, Thursday, October 18, 3:30 – 4:30pm; 5:30 – 6:30pm
Please call 232-3689 to register for a time
Family History Tour, Monday, October 22, 9:30 – 11:00am
Please call 232-3689 to register
Preservation of Photographs and Albums, Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 am – noon
Indiana Authors Room, Presented by Stephanie Gowler
Photographs are some of our most treasured family heirlooms and play in an important role in family history research. This program will highlight the preservation challenges of caring for historic photographs and albums and offer tips for creating your own archival scrapbooks.
Jean Jacques DuFour: America’s First Winemaker, Weds., October 24, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Indiana Authors Room, Presented by Mark Vopelak
A resident of Canton du Vaud, Switzerland in 1796, Jean Jacques DuFour and several other Swiss families immigrated to America in search of land to start a vineyard.  His travels brought him to Vevay, Indiana, where he established the country’s first successful winery.  Join us to learn more about these early Swiss immigrants.
DAR Volunteers, Wednesdays, October 24, 1:00 – 3:00pm
DAR members will be here to help those interested in this organization to complete applications.
Beginning Genealogy, Part 2, Thursday, October 25, 5:30 – 6:30pm
History Reference Room, Presented by Leigh Anne Johnson
Learn the many types of resources at the Indiana State Library that will help you with your family history research.  Examples are books, CD-ROM’s, microforms, pamphlet files, etc. 
Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair, Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Indiana State Library will host the third annual Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair In downtown Indianapolis
Admission is free and open to the general public
Clues to Researching the 1940 Census, Monday, October 29, 10:00 – 11:00am
History Reference Room, Presented by Charles Hill
The program on the 1940 census will describe how to search the 1940 census, what types of information are included in this census and how it compares to other census years for genealogy searching. 
Family History Tour,  Wednesday, October 31, 9:30 – 11:00am
Please call 232-3689 to register
DAR Volunteers , Wednesdays, October 31, 1:00 – 3:00pm
DAR members will be here to help those interested in this organization to complete applications.

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