Genealogy Workshops

Selected Saturdays, April - November 2016

Ohio History Center Archives/Library
Cost: $15.00 Ohio History Connection/Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society members, $20.00 non-members unless otherwise noted

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Discover resources the Ohio History Center has that will help you with your family history research. Topics include Ohio public records, historical manuscript and audiovisual sources, books and newspapers. Go on a special behind the scenes tour of our storage area at the Ohio History Center. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 12 PEOPLE. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Single class scheduled on 9/24/2016 at 10:30AM
Have you ever wondered about the best way to protect and organize your precious family documents? Do you ever question whether you've made the correct choice for how you've tucked away photos and ancestors' diaries? Are you organizing and storing your family history records in a way that ensures they will be around for your descendants to appreciate and enjoy? Come to our hands on, how to class that explains how archivists arrange a collection, tell the story of the collection's origin, organize the contents, and store the paper. SPACE IS LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Single class scheduled on 10/15/2016 at 10:30AM
Have you wondered how to care for the china or the antique chair that have been kept in your family for generations? How to handle objects and proper lighting and temperatures will be discussed. This class will show how objects in the Ohio History Connection's collections might help you understand the lives lived by people documented in paper record research. This class will introduce you to searching for objects of interest in the Ohio Historical Society's Online Collection Catalog. SPACE IS LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Single class scheduled on 11/12/2016 at 10:30AM