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Family History Day at the Cleveland Public Library

  • 10/28/2023
  • 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Louis Stokes Wing, Cleveland Public Library, 525 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
Family History Day 2023 at the Cleveland Public Library

 Family History Day returns to the Louis Stokes Wing for 2023! Six speakers will present about various topics related to genealogy and local history in the Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium. Family History Day showcases the Library’s facilities & collections, educates researchers about best practices, and celebrates the diverse family legacies that are a part of each of our lives.

Saturday, October 28, 2023 Schedule

10:30 to 11:30 -  LaDonna Garner –  Don’t Forget Their House!: Researching the Homes of our Ancestors 

11:40 to 12:40 - Jayne Davis – The History and Researching Records of Children’s Homes and Orphanages 


1:15 to 2:15 -  Brian Rhinehart – I Have a Civil War Ancestor… Now What? 

2:20 to 3:20 -  Shamele Jordon – First Freedom: Freedmen’s Bureau 

3:25 to 4:25 - Kate Townsend – Applying Investigative Skills from the Financial Crime World to Genealogy 

4:30 to 5:30 - John Kerezy – Jesse Owens - The First Global Sports Hero

Register Here   Registration is required and free.

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