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E.O. Jr. and Betty Templeton History and Genealogy Fair 2023 In-Person / Online

This is a HYBRID event! You can attend either IN-PERSON *or* on-line. If you are planning to attend in person, please review the parking information here: https://www.library.msstate.edu/travel-transit-parking



E.O. Jr. and Betty Templeton Genealogy and History Fair 2023 Schedule

Friday, June 2, 2023

Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University

1 PM               Opening remarks – Jennifer McGillan

1-2                   PROGRAM: Precious Things: Telling Family Stories with Heirlooms, Sharon Leslie

Morgan, Noxubee County Historical Society (GRISHAM/HYBRID)

Precious heirlooms speak to us from the past. They are physical evidence of our family stories. This session will help you appreciate their significance. To participate, bring a special object that you use to tell a family story to share with the group!

2-2:15              BREAK

Workshops will be held in Eli and Giles, on the 1st Floor

2:15 -3:15        Workshop: Genealogy 101: Getting Started and Tips and Tricks for Mississippi, Jennifer McGillan, Associate Professor / Coordinator of Manuscripts (HYBRID – also on-line)

3:15-3:30         BREAK

3:30-4:30         Workshop: FamilySearch 101, DeeDee Baldwin, Associate Professor/History

Research Librarian, Mitchell Memorial Library (HYBRID – also on-line)

Learn how to use the free resources at FamilySearch.org to create and manage your tree and to effectively search their records - including Mississippi records not found on Ancestry!

4:30                 Closing remarks – Jennifer McGillan

Friday, June 2, 2023
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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