Leaving the Farm: Town and City Living (A Midwestern Roots Lite Workshop)
Registration Opens Friday, June 11!
Wednesday, August 18 | 6 – 8 pm EST | $15; $10 IHS Member
Dive into tips on building the town of your family. With expert advice on really understanding how to use city directories, employee newsletters, and newspapers we’ll guide you into rebuilding community. With examples of 20th century Eastern European immigrants and African American families from the Great Migration, walk away with understanding how to research, write, and build a community identity around your ancestors.
Amy Vedra | Director, Reference Services | Indiana Historical Society
Midwestern Roots Lite: From Roots to Roofs
Are you anxiously waiting for Midwestern Roots 2022? We know we are! That is why we are launching a mini virtual conference this summer, just for you.
The places our ancestors lived help us to tell their stories. Join us for a series of workshops to learn how to rebuild the worlds where your families lived. From urban neighborhoods to rural farms, we will help you to dive into the places and spaces where your family came from to tell a fuller story.
Register for all four for a $10 discount and four chances to win a Midwestern Roots 2022 full conference registration. That’s a $200 value!
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