Leap into Family History

    Saturday, February 29th

    Event Summary

    Spend your leap day learning about and exploring genealogy and family history resources at the Alaska State Library and Archives. From 10:30-noon, FamilySearch volunteers Richard and Laura Carmack will present Leap-SLAM-Dunk: Capturing Alaska’s Past, about the seven years of collaboration between FamilySearch and the Alaska State Archives to capture a selection of Alaska’s archival records for online familysearch.org databases. From 12:30-1:30 pm, Electronic Resources Librarian Kate Dunn will present What’s In A Name? An Ancestry Library Edition Workshop to walk you through using Ancestry (available at the Alaska State Library). The Reading Room will be open from 10:00 am-2:00 pm for genealogical research, and volunteers and staff will be on hand to help you sign up, sign in, and use genealogical resources.

    Price: Free

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    Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, And Museum
    395 Whittier St.

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