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Researching in Libraries and Archives: The Do's and Don'ts
Tuesday, October 26
Researching in Libraries and Archives: The Do's and Don'ts  (Workshop)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ONLY At home on your computer via Zoom: You MUST register.

Presented by: Melissa Barker

 

Researching in Libraries and Archives: The Do's and Don'ts

Researching in archives, libraries, historical societies, genealogical societies, courthouses and other repositories can be intimidating to the genealogist. This presentation will instruct the genealogist on how to prepare to do research in any repository. Planning ahead and knowing what the repository offers will help the genealogist be more successful in their genealogy research.

 

 

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She writes a bi-weekly advice column entitled 

The Archive Lady published at Genealogy Bargains. She writes history pieces for her local newspaper, The Houston County Herald, called From the Archives. She has been a Professional Genealogist for the past 16 years with expertise in Tennessee records and she is currently taking research clients. She has been researching her own family history for the past 30 years.

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“Newcomer’s Perspective of Louisville”
Tuesday, November 9
“Newcomer’s Perspective of Louisville”  (Program)
1:00 pm
ONLY At home on your computer via Zoom: you MUST register.
Presented by Maggie Menderski
 
Maggie will discuss her first impressions as a newcomer to Louisville. She will review the attributes of the city and its people, which have already greatly inspired and guided the articles published in the Courier Journal and its parent publication USA Today.
 
Maggie Menderski is a native of St Louis and graduated from the University of Missouri in 2011.  She served on the staff of four different newspapers and has worked as a general assignment reporter, a health reporter and business writer prior to being employed by the Courier Journal in March of 2018. Her original assignment was to cover development in downtown Louisville and its edge neighborhoods. Courier Journal leadership promoted her to features columnist in 2019, which gave her the opportunity to write about the things that make Louisville and its surrounding communities unique, wonderful and occasionally a little weird.
 
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Tuesday, December 14
“Incredible Kentuckians”  (Program)
1:00 pm
Only At home on your computer via Zoom: You MUST register.
Presented by Mick Sullivan
 
Incredible Kentuckians: shared through stories and song Hear the stories of lesser-known Kentuckians who made a national, international, and intergalactic impact and enjoy live music as we explore the lives and contributions of Garrett Morgan, Lily May Ledford, the Hill Sisters and more!
 
Mick Sullivan is a writer, musician, audio creator, and museum educator in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the Curator of Guest Experience at The Frazier History Museum and the chair of Kids Listen, an international children’s audio education advocacy group. In 2016 he created The Past and The Curious, a history podcast for kids and families. In 2020, the show was downloaded two-million times and featured in The New York Times, TIME for Kids Magazine, Common Sense Media, and on the front page of Apple Podcasts. He is also the author of The Meatshower, published by Early Works Press in 2018. 
 
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Kentucky Land Records Postponed to 2022 due to Covid Delta Virus
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Kentucky Land Records Postponed to 2022 due to Covid Delta Virus  (Workshop)
1:00 pm
At home on your computer via Zoom: you MUST register. Or attend in person at 1000 S. Hurstbourne .

 Presented by: Kandie Adkinson

 

Researching Kentucky Land Records

The presentation will include the fundamentals of the land patenting process in Kentucky and the resources available on the Land Office Website hosted by the Secretary of State for the Commonwealth.

 

 

Kandie Adkinson

Ms. Atkinson’s 40+ years of public service have been dedicated to Kentucky Land Patents. For many years she has worked at the Kentucky Historical Society in the Records Preservation Lab. She has been associated with the Secretary of State’s Land Office since 1984. In 2011 the Kentucky Historical Society presented Kandie the "Anne Walker Fitzgerald Award" for her articles regarding tax list research published in Kentucky Ancestors.

 

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