Saturday, August 21, 2010

The Lives of Our Ancestors - John Colletta - Oct 9 - Lincoln, Nebraska

Registration is now available for The Lives of Our Ancestors: Discovering and Recovering the Personal Details, featuring John Colletta.

Topics will include:
  • Assembling and Writing a Narrative Family History
  • Turning Biographical Facts into Real-Life Events: Building Historical Context
  • Our Spectacular Library of Congress: An Overview with Research Examples
  • Understanding Archives: What They Are and How to Use Them

This Family History Month event is presented by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society and Southeast Community College.

Saturday, October 9, 2010
Southeast Community College Continuing Education Center
301 S. 68th St. Place
Lincoln, Nebraska
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Registration: $50 includes lunch

Also included in the agenda is a music recital and lecture on Woody Guthrie's place in the history of American folk music. Nebraska Humanities Scholars Mike Adams and Kathryn Benzel will present Woody Guthrie: Re-envisioning 1930s America.

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