Genealogy Symposium

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The Chickasha Public Library presents a Genealogy Symposium on Tuesday, September 12, from 10 am to 4 pm. The program will feature presentations by Laura Martin, Deputy Director of Research at the Oklahoma History Museum and Kathryn Ramsay the Librarian of Local History and Genealogy at the Norman Central Library.
Ms. Martin’s presentation will feature the variety of resources at the Oklahoma Museum and the Oklahoma Historical Society that are available to the genealogy researcher.
Ms. Ramsay will discuss Ancestry.com and how best to navigate the website. Ancestry.com is a subscription only website with a wide variety of information. The library version of Ancestry is available for free on the Chickasha Public Library’s computers.
Following lunch at 1 pm, there will be a panel discussion. Ms. Martin and Ms.
Ramsay will be joined by Dolores Smith, who is a genealogist and teacher.
The final event of the day will be a demonstration of the new microfilm reader. The reader is attached to a computer which enables the user to edit and manipulate the information before printing.
Participation in the Genealogy Symposium is limited to 20 people and pre-registration is required. There is no fee for the Symposium and lunch will be provided. Deadline for registration is September 1st. Reservations can be made by phone or online by filling out the form below. For more information call the Chickasha Public Library at 405-222-6075

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