Tips on Using Ancestry.com at the Alabama Department of Archives and History: A Tips, Tools, and Treasures Workshop on June 14

Do you know when your grandparents were married? Did your great-great-grandfathers fight in the Civil War? Did you know that the world's largest on-line source for family history information is available for use free of charge at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH). Come join us Saturday morning, June 14, at 10:00 at the ADAH to learn more about Ancestry.com. Archivist Nancy Dupree will provide tips on using the web site Ancestry.com and show how it complements the research collections available at the Archives.

Tips, Tools, and Treasures is a workshop designed to introduce researchers to the vast array of research materials available at the ADAH, and to familiarize them with department services. Archives staff will present these programs the second Saturday of each month in 2008 from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. The programs are free and do not require pre-registration. All programs will take place at ADAH, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery. A complete list of topics and dates follows:

Jan. 12 Using the Archives On-Line Catalog, ADAHCAT
Feb. 9 An Introduction to African-American Family History
Mar. 8 An Introduction to Alabama Legislative Records
Apr. 12 Photographs at the ADAH
May 10 Private Records Collections at the ADAH
June 14 Tips on Using Ancestry.com
July 12 Maps at the ADAH
Aug. 9 An Introduction to Alabama Local Government Records
Sept. 13 Research Treasures at ADAH
Oct. 11 An Introduction to Alabama State Publications
Nov. 8 Military Records at the ADAH
Dec.13Using Alabama Newspapers for Research

Created: May 27, 2008
http://www.archives.alabama.gov/press_release/Ancestry_workshop.html
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435
E-Mail:debbie.pendleton@archives.alabama.gov
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