Alabama Department of Archives and History
Announces Second Saturday Tips, Tools and Treasures for 2008

Starting Saturday, January 12, 2008, the Department of Archives and History (ADAH) will offer a new series of programs to help people learn more about resources and services of the Department. Tips, Tools, and Treasures will introduce researchers to the vast array of research materials available at the Archives and will provide tips on how to make best use of the department services. Archives staff will present these programs the second Saturday of each month in 2008 from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. The programs are free and do not require pre-registration. All programs take place in the Alabama Power Auditorium at the Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery Alabama. Attendees will learn more about Archives resources such as newspapers, photographs, maps, state publications, and military records, or can gain valuable research knowledge on topics such as researching African-American family history or using Ancestry.com for family history research. A complete list of topics and dates follows:

Jan. 12 Using the Archives On-Line Catalog, ADAHCAT
Feb. 9 Introduction to African-American Family History
Mar. 8 An Introduction to Alabama Legislative Records
Apr. 12 Photographs at the ADAH
May 10 Private Records Collections at the ADAH
June 14 Tips on Using Ancestry.com
July 12 Maps at the ADAH
Aug. 9 An Introduction to Alabama Local Government Records
Sept. 13Research Treasures at ADAH
Oct. 11 An Introduction to Alabama State Publications
Nov. 8 Military Records at the ADAH
Dec.13 Using Alabama Newspapers for Research

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Updated: September 23, 2008
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435
E-Mail:Debbie.Pendleton@archives.alabama.gov
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