Using Newspapers in Your Research

  • 14 Aug 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

The Indiana State Library has the world’s largest collection of Indiana newspapers. 

      

 by

Leigh Ann Johnson


Monday, August 14, 2017

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing

 

In this program, Leigh Ann will explore how to use newspapers more effectively in doing family history research.  Using newspaper columns, obituaries, death notices and articles, you can better piece together family ties during times when other types of records did not exist.  Newspaper digitization and databases will also be discussed.  The Indiana State Library has the world’s largest collection of Indiana newspapers.  If you would like to find out how to utilize this vast collection to help with your family research, you should plan to attend this program.

 

"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana

 

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347

       

Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

Society Phone Number: 812-264-1510   Please leave a message.

President: Tim Phipps     Email: ptphipps@att.net  

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.


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