9th Annual Family History Festival

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DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
BURTON HISTORICAL COLLECTION

September 27, 2014

COSPONSORED BY

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research
Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society
Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation
Louisa St. Clair Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Registration and refreshments
Receive your packet with the day’s schedule and other handouts (and your lunch ticket, if you pre-ordered from us) and then go to the  Staff Lounge for refreshments provided by the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research.

All sessions will be held in Friends Auditorium.

 

10:45 a.m. - Noon

Kimberly T. Powell  
DNA Testing for Family Historians

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Deborah A. Abbott  The Gift of Legacy:  Who’s Writing Your Story?

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

If you pre-ordered a lunch, please come to the Staff Lounge.  All lunches must be pre-ordered.
Click here to register for lunch.

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Kimberly T. Powell
Digging Deeper into Local Land Records

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Dr. Deborah A. Abbott
Vital Records:  The Cornerstone of Genealogical Research

PLEASE NOTE: The Burton Historical Collection will be open with full reference service from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

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