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Genealogy Month at Memorial Hall Library, 2012

Genealogy Lock-In

Friday, March 2, 2012 from 5:30 - 10 pm

Register for an evening of after-hours genealogy research with exclusive access to databases, computers, microfilm, and the Andover Room. A light dinner will be served.

$10 fee. Space is limited. Register online or by calling 978-623-8401 x31.

Countdown to the 1940 Census

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 7:00 pm

The United states census release is a once in a decade occurrence that the historic and genealogy community await with great anticipation. The last publically released census from 1930 was released in 2002.

The 1940 census, which chronicles the Great Depression into World War II, will be released this April. Professional genealogical researcher Michael Brophy will discuss trends and statistics in the census as well as how to use this resource for genealogy research.

anonymous - New England Family, 1800s - oil on canvas
New England Family, 1800s
oil on cavnas
52 1/8 in. x 72 3/4 in.
(132.4 cm x 184.79 cm)
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, museum purchase, 1947.13

Family Portraits: From Your Collection and the Addison Gallery of American Art

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover, MA 01810

Come explore family portraits—yours and those in the Addison's collection.

How do you read a family portrait? What information can we discover about family members and their relationships from portraits? Bring a family portrait, and learn from some of the Addison's portraiture as well.

Space is limited. Register online or by calling 978-623-8401 x31.

Kieran FureyAn Irish Family History: Poet Kieran Furey

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:00 pm

Irish poet Kieran Furey draws on his own family history and the tragic stories around the Strokestown estate as told in the Strokestown house’s Irish Famine Museum to explore the conflicts, outcomes, generational changes, and memory of the 1840s famine, many of whose exiles arrived in the cities and towns of New England.

Register online or by calling calling 978-623-8401 x31.


Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library.

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