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06/07/17

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Contact: Laura Martin
Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-5221
lmartin@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org

Oklahoma Historical Society Announces Genealogy Lunch & Learn Programming

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) Research Center announces three upcoming Lunch & Learn programs for researchers and family historians scheduled for June 21, July 19 and August 16. These programs will include helpful tips and advice on family research that will be useful to both beginning and experienced genealogists.

On June 21 speaker Nancy Calhoun will help participants identify resources for Civil War research including books, free websites and subscription websites. On July 19 OHS Manuscripts Archivist Mallory Covington will speak about OHS manuscript collections and explain how to use the various records, correspondence and documents for historical and genealogical research.  The August 16 program will feature Deputy Bradley Wynn, who will share information about a new collection at the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office.

Research Center Lunch & Learns are held in the Oklahoma History Center classrooms from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is $15 per person and lunch is included. Seating is limited and preregistration is required. Call 405-522-5225 to register by phone. The Oklahoma History Center is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City.

The Research Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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