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Genealogy Workshop — 10/21/2015 @ 1 p.m. in the Memphis Room



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by | October 20, 2015 · 3:38 pm

Free Genealogy Workshops in May!

Free genealogy workshops will be offered on Tuesday nights in May.

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by | April 15, 2015 · 6:06 pm

It’s that time again – Genealogy Workshops start Wednesday!

October Genealogy Workshops

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by | September 29, 2014 · 5:56 pm

Genealogy Workshops Online

Each Wednesday in October we are offering free genealogy workshops here at the Central Library.  Thanks to Justin Thompson and the fine folks at our TV station, WYPL, you can watch the programs you missed:


African American Genealogy with Lanny Ross:


Preserving Family History with Willy Bearden:


Genealogy on the Internet with Laura Cunningham:

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October Genealogy Workshops

Schedule of October Genealogy Workshops


by | September 25, 2013 · 10:33 am

Fall Genealogy Workshops – Wednesdays in October

‘Tis the season!

Our free genealogy workshops will take place again in October.  Don’t miss the chance to learn from our pros each Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm in Meeting Room C on the Lobby Level of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

October 3rd: Overview of Genealogy Source Materials with Terry Nelson (1-2 pm) and U.S. Census with Thomas Jones (2-3 pm).

October 10th: Genealogy on the Internet with Beverly Sullivan (1-3 pm).

October 17th: Immigration Records with Wayne Dowdy (1-2 pm) and Military Records with Jim Johnson (2-3 pm).

October 24th: Courthouse Records with Bettie Davis (1-3 pm).

October 31st: Tour of Genealogy Resources in the History Department with the Staff (1-3 pm).

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Free Genealogy Workshops in May!

Our genealogy workshops begin tonight!

May 1 – Beginning Genealogy (conducted by Terry Nelson) and U.S. Census Records (conducted by Thomas Jones)

May 8 – African American Genealogy (conducted by Sylvester Lewis) and Military Records (conducted by Jim Johnson)

May 15 – Genealogy on the Internet (conducted by Beverly Sullivan)

May 22 – Preserving Family Records (conducted by Wayne Dowdy) and Preserving Family Photographs (conducted by Terry Thompson)

May 29 – Tour featuring Microfilm Reader/Printers and Genealogy Resources in the History Department

Tuesdays in May in Meeting Room C at the Central Library, 3030 Poplar

First session begins at 5:45 pm and second session begins at 6:45 pm.

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