Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Extra! Extra! Workshop on Newspapers in September 2017!

Find Your Family in the News of the Day! Melanie Sturgeon, Ph.D, will be in Tucson on September 30 to teach us how to find our family in newspapers.

Melanie recently retired as the State Archivist and director of the Arizona State Archives and Records Management Branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records where sh served for 16 years. She has a Ph.D. in history and is an avid family historian. She uses a variety of newspapers to help find missing ancestors, to learn more about them and to help her in her writing about 19th century prostitutes. As an archivist who works with government records, she is familiar with numerous primary sources that contain information about people. She has taught family and oral history workshops throughout the state of Arizona and has conducted over 100 oral history interviews ranging from family histories to interviews with the original residents of the first Sun City.

Registration is required and must be received no later than September 16, 2017. You may register online using a credit card or Paypal, or mail in your check or money order with the registration form by visiting our website here. Attendance is limited to 25 people, so act fast.


Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:30am – 12 noon
Banner-University Medical Center
Rooms 2500 C&D (just off the cafeteria)
1501 N. Campbell Rd.
Tucson, AZ

Parking is free

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