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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Midnight Madness! @ Willard Library


Time for Midnight Madness...
Jun 14, 2010 - Jun 18, 2010 9:00am to 12:00 Midnight
This is an annual event, offering free genealogical information, classes and help.

This week long event provides extended hours that Willard Library is open for genealogical researchers and offers some great programs/presentations by some of the areas most experienced genealogists and historians. Take a look at the schedule of these programs by clicking Midnight Madness. Here is Monday's line up:

Beginning Genealogy - (Lyn Martin) Jun 14, 2010 - (10:00 am)
An introduction to genealogy; what you need to know to start your family tree.
Newspaper Research From a New Prospective - (Connie Conrad) Jun 14, 2010 - (11:00 am)
Brief overview of how and where to find newspapers, and what you can find in them.
New Harmony & the Working Men's Institute - (Sherri Graves) Jun 14, 2010 - (2:00 pm)
Learn about the history of New Harmony.
Feel the History - (Jon Carl) Jun 14, 2010 - (7:00 pm)
History of Evansville. Jon Carl, E-Learning Coach at Reitz High School, will show videos of two history episodes made for WNIN-TV and discuss the research sources used to make them."Evansville's Great Flood of 1937" won first place in the Adobe School Innovation Awards in 2008. “James Gurzard’s Story – the Battle of Stones River” is the story of a Civil War Soldier and his family.

I was recently visiting New Harmony, Indiana and took a few photos concerning the Working Men's Institute (see below, click on image to enlarge).

- Photos taken & submitted by JGWest

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