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Archives Without Tears

who work or volunteer in organizations that deal with
the past—whether it’s a museum, historical society,
historic house, city clerk’s office, library, historic site,
church, or college archives. You’ll receive practical
advice, sample forms and policies, and learn basic,
valuable practices for collecting, preserving, and
assisting researchers with the historical treasures in
your care.

Upcoming Webinars

Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Reduction of Public Hours at National Archives Facilities in the Washington, DC Area

News from the National Archives

Howard County Library Events

Notable Author Events
Edward P. Jones
In conversation with Ron Charles
Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Edward P. Jones discusses his body of work with Ron Charles, fiction editor of The Washington Post.
In addition to the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Jones was awarded the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World. His first collection of stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short listed for the National Book Award. His second collection, All Aunt Hagar’s Children , was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award. He also received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004. Books available for purchase and signing.
Tuesday, Mar 19
7 – 8:30 pm
Presented in partnership with HoCoPoLitSo. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library.
Save the date:
In conversation with Korva Coleman
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Isabel Wilkerson presents the award-winning The Warmth Of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration . The story tells of the decades-long migration of six million black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities between 1915 and 1970 in search of a better life. NPR’s Korva Coleman joins Isabel Wilkerson for Q&A, followed by a reception.
HCLS MILLER BRANCH (410.313.1950)
Thursday, May 2
7 – 9 pm
Presented in partnership with HoCoPoLitSo. Sponsored by Friends of Howard County Library and Phyllis and James Madachy.

Y-DNA12 – Male Test $39

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My Genealogy Hound is your completely free site to view thousands of family biographies from early and rare history and genealogy references. These biographies can often be valuable for discovering details about ancestors in your family tree research.