Lunch and Learn genealogy series: Mike May

Shaking the Family Tree

Trace your roots without getting tangled up in the process. Join us for a genealogy-packed lunch and learn series that will help you begin your ancestry search as well as examine lesser-known tales of Dubuque’s past.

October 26, November 2, and November 9 from 12:15–1 PM.

Free for members

Museum admission price for non-members

October 26 led by Mike May, adult services librarian at Carnegie-Stout Public Library.

Are you interested in exploring your family tree, but are not sure where to begin? In this introduction to genealogy, learn how to get started with the free tools offered at Dubuque’s Carnegie-Stout Public Library. This selection of resources includes genealogy “how-to” books, databases like Ancestry Library Edition and the Telegraph Herald Digital Archive, and equipment you can use to digitize family letters and photos.

Dubuque’s Black Heritage: 1830-1980. A lunchtime discussion

Ricki King of Roots to Branches Genealogy and City of Dubuque assistant planner Chris Happ Olson will discuss what they have discovered in their work on Dubuque’s Black Heritage Survey.  This program is the final in a series of free lunchtime programs about genealogy and Dubuque history related to Intimate Exchange: Wendy S. Rolfe and Thérèse Mulgrew.  The exhibition and supporting programs are made possible by the Iowa Arts Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Trappist Caskets.

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