march 2023

202309mar1:00 pm3:00 pmShannon Combs-Bennett - The Legacy of the American Memory Collection: An Overview of the Digital Collections Located at the Library of Congress - in Person and via Zoom

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The American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress started as a group of digital archives to assist researchers from the comfort of their own homes. Over the last decade, this collection has outgrown the area it originally inhabited. This presentation will take you on a tour of the digital collections, show you tips for effective searching in the collection, and learn how these records can aid your genealogical research.
Shannon Combs-Bennett (QG, MSc, PLCGS) is an award-winning author and genealogical researcher based in Northern Virginia. She lectures and writes on various topics, from genealogical methodology to genetic genealogy. Shannon holds a BS in Biology with an emphasis in genetics and an MSc in Genealogical, Heraldic, and Paleographic Studies. She also earned her Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Currently, Shannon is a doctoral student in History and Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

Time

(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Tredyffrin Public Library OR Online Via Zoom

582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087

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