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Preserving Your Ancestor’s Textiles and Handmade Treasures

2022-03-24 18:30:00 2022-03-24 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Preserving Your Ancestor’s Textiles and Handmade Treasures Virtual Genealogy -

Thursday, March 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-03-24 18:30:00 2022-03-24 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Preserving Your Ancestor’s Textiles and Handmade Treasures Join us for a FREE, virtual program on Thursday, March 24th at 6:30 p.m. EDT! Virtual Genealogy -

Join us for a FREE, virtual program on Thursday, March 24th at 6:30 p.m. EDT!

Learn from an archivist the best practices to preserving your ancestor’s textiles and handmade items. Everything from Grandma's quilt, that old Christening gown, your dad’s letterman jacket and military uniforms. These textiles and handmade items need special care and consideration when it comes to preservation and storage. Presented by Melissa Barker. 

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual presentations across the United States and Canada for various genealogy groups and societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives and is a well-known genealogy and history book reviewer. She has been a Professional Genealogist for the past 17 years with expertise in Tennessee records. She has been researching her own family history for the past 32 years.

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AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Family History & Genealogy |

TAGS: | Genealogy |

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