Who Are You?

bookcoverThis March, CLP – Woods Run is running a month-long Saturday Series Genealogy Program focused on helping patrons interested in beginning their family tree, preserving their history and conducting research.

Climbing Your Family Tree: Beginning Genealogy  March 1 from 2 to 3 pm: Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, MLS and Department head of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Department offers an introduction to the process involved in searching for family roots: how to find the who, when, and where of your family.

Preservation: Archives and Artifacts in Your Home March 8, 1 to 2 pm:  Mrs. Terri Blanchette, Historian and owner of TimeSorters, will discuss museum and archival best practices for artifacts and archives as she teaches you how to preserve your family treasures for generations to come.

Hard To Do Genealogy March 22, 2 to 3 pm: Join us as we welcome Ms. Marlene Bransom, former Vice-President of the Afro-American Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh. Ms. Bransom is a genealogist who has experience navigating the often hard to document journeys that brought people to America. She will discuss how to do genealogy when you have issues like slavery standing in your path.

Registration is required for all of these free events. You can register by calling CLP – Woods Run, 412. 761.3730, or by visiting our location website!

- Natalie

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  1. I want to get back to my roots to, I’m African American and I always wondered who my ancestors were.

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