Our Bags Are Packed

Fort Wayne, here we come! It’s time for a FGS “Journey through Generations.

The Newberry booth will be in location 716 of the exhibit hall, right behind the Chicago Genealogical Society booth. Matt Rutherford, Curator of Genealogy and Local History, Grace DuMelle and Ginger Frere will be on-hand to answer your questions about the Newberry, Chicago or anything else you’d like to ask about.

If you want to learn more about the Newberry, also consider attending one of our Newberry-sponsored sessions. Ginger Frere will be presenting the following:

  • “Collaborate! Projects of the Chicago Genealogical Society and the Newberry Library” (Wednesday, 2 pm)
  • “Discovering the Past Block-by-Block: Using ChicagoAncestors.org” (Friday, 11 am)
  • “The Newberry: Chicago’s Independent Research Library” (Friday, 3:30 pm)

See the conference schedule for more details.

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