To help acquaint users with how to best access & use the census, the Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society (VBRGS) is sponsoring "A 1940 U.S. Census Birthday Party Celebration," Monday, April 23, 6 p.m., at the Webster Memorial Library in Decatur. The speaker for the evening will be area genealogist, James N. Jackson, who will give two lectures:
- "Using U.S. Census Records" - 6 p.m. (Family History Essentials mini-class)
- "The 1940 U.S. Census" - 7 p.m.
At the end of the presentation will be a Question & Answer period, and those in attendance will be treated with a "birthday cake," and other refreshments. The evening is a public program, open to members & visitors alike. Contact the society with any questions.
Nameless Picture of the Day
Charcoal Enhanced Photograph
Submitted by Sherry Brooks
On back of photo reads:
"Mr. Harley 601 E. Main St. Hartford, MI"
Can you identify "Grandmother Fitzpatrick" in this charcoal print with possible connections to Hartford? The submitter found this in her home and has no other identification than provided here. Please contact us if you have any information and we will publish it in a future blog. Please include the photo's catalog number with your e-mail.