Join us this Saturday for the monthly Genealogy and Local History Orientation. This event is especially helpful for those new to genealogical research or new to research at the Newberry. After the oriention, stay and start your research in the General Reading Rooms where the reference staff will be available to assist you.
Grab some lunch at 1pm when the Reading Room closes and then at 1:30 pm join the Chicago Genealogical Society in the Towner Fellows’ Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Newberry for their monthly meeing.
This month Jennifer Holik will present “Finishing the Story.” Tracing the life of a deceased military soldier (Soldier Dead) can be challenging. Through three World War I and World War II case studies, learn about records and resources available to help you write the stories of your Soldier Dead.