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Tuesday, May 04, 2010

MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM UPCOMING WORKSHOP AND LECTURE

Workshop: Genealogy 101-- Exploring Your Family Tree

Associate archivist Dennis Northcott will provide an overview of the Library and Research Center's many catalogs, guides, and indexes. You'll see many examples of valuable genealogical resources in the library and archives. Stick around after the workshop to do your own research.

When: Saturday, May 22, 2010, 9:30 am
Where: Library and Research Center (225 South Skinker, across from Forest Park)
How much: $10 per person; $5 for Missouri History Museum members
Reservations: Reservations are required; call (314) 361-9017.

Lecture: Finding Ancestors in Company Employee Magazines and Trade Magazines

Company newsletters and trade magazines are packed with interesting facts about our ancestors, including articles on employees' hobbies; birth, death, and marriage announcements; articles on employees' military service; photographs of employees' children; announcements of promotions and retirements; and much more. See what these sources contain and how to locate them.

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 6:30 pm
Where: Missouri History Museum in Forest Park (Lindell and DeBaliviere)
How much: Free
Reservations: Reservations are not required.

More info: http://www.mohistory.org/lrc-home/

Missouri History Museum P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040

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