Dane County Area Genealogical Society


DCAGS January Meeting - Social and Civic Clubs

  • 13 Jan 2024
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom meeting


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Social and Civic Clubs: Discovering Your Ancestors’ Community Involvement with Melissa Barker

In every community there were dozens of social and civic clubs to be a part of and volunteer. The Garden Clubs, Home Demonstration Clubs, Historical Societies, Rotary Clubs, Lions Clubs and so many more. Were your ancestors’ part of one of these clubs? Learn about the records that could be available in archives for genealogists to learn about their ancestor who volunteered.

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives & Museum. She is affectionately known as The Archive Lady. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual webinar presentations across the United States for genealogical and historical societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives and is a well-known genealogy Book Reviewer. She has been a Professional Genealogist for 20 years with an expertise in Tennessee records. She has been researching her own family history for the past 34 years.

Blog: http://agenealogistinthearchives.blogspot.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/melissa.barker.564
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TNArchivist

Questions? Contact programs@dcags.org.

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