Programs and Events | Newberry

Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for lifelong learners, students, teachers, scholars, and genealogy researchers. Please visit the individual program pages below for information about how to register in advance.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020
Led by Marsha Peterson-Maass. One session. 9 am - 12 pm
Full. Email seminars to be added to the wait list.
The Newberry has one of the nation’s strongest genealogy collections. This one-session seminar will introduce you to accredited methods for tracing your family’s history in America.
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Led by Matthew Nickerson. Four sessions. 1 - 3 pm.
Full. Email to be added to the wait list.
Family stories are the building blocks of history—so let’s start building! Participants in this seminar will learn to use interviews, archives, newspapers, history books, and images to discover their ancestors’ secrets.