The Genealogy and Local History staff will introduce visitors to the Newberry and explain how to use its collections at an informal orientation. Aimed at researchers new to the library and/or new to genealogical research, the session will last approximately and hour followed by a short tour of the library.
Programs and Events
The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
Building on the Newberry exhibition, Photographing Freetowns: African-American Kentucky through the Lens of Helen Balfour Morrison, 1935-1946, internationally renowned genealogist Tony Burroughs will examine resources and methodology for researching ex-slaves and their descendants.