Friday, September 03, 2010


Genealogy 101: Exploring Your Family Tree

Learn about the variety of Missouri History Museum resources--including census records, city directories, old newspapers, and government records--available to help you research your family's history. Dennis Northcott, a trained archivist and knowledgeable genealogist, will lead the class at the Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center.

When: Saturday, October 9, 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: To reserve a spot in this workshop, please call (314) 361-9017.

Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

Did your Civil War ancestor wear Union blue or Confederate gray? Or was your ancestor a civilian affected by the tumult of the war years? Missouri History Museum associate archivist Dennis Northcott will introduce you to the vast array of genealogical documents and publications that the war produced. Learn about service records and pension records, publications and records of veterans' organizations, letters and diaries, and more!

When: Tuesday, October 12, 6:30 pm
Where: AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room, Missouri History Museum (in Forest Park, at Lindell & DeBaliviere)
How much: Free
Reservations: Reservations are not required.
Parking: Please note that this lecture takes place at the same time as a Twilight Tuesdays concert. Please allow additional time for parking.

Library reference desk: 314-746-4500,
Archives reference desk: 314-746-4510,
Library and Research Center website:

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

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