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Family History Workshops

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fee: Both workshops: Members $15, Nonmembers $20 One workshop: Members $10, Nonmembers $15 Advanced registration required Illinois State Museum, 502 S. Spring St., Springfield

Join Curator of Art and History Erika Holst for one or two introductory workshops on family history. Participants can choose to register for either or both workshops, which will be held in the Museum‘s classroom. These workshops are for adults or teens attending with an adult. Registration is required by Thursday, March 7 at bit.ly/famhistory2019. For more information, contact Sarah Davis at events@illinoiststatemuseum.org or (217) 7826044.

Family History 101 6:00 7:00 pm Curious about your family history? Join this workshop for an introduction to basic family history research using online databases as well as library and manuscript resources within your community. Basic comfort using a computer for online research is suggested.

Dating Old Photographs by Clothing 7:15 8:15 pm Knowing the approximate time period in which a photo was taken can help you identify the people in it. This workshop will teach participants to assign a decade to vintage family photographs using clues from clothing and hairstyles.


March 13
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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