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VIRTUAL Find Your Ancestors: Institutionalized Ancestors

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens - Adults, Seniors
Date: 12/11/2021
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Join us via Zoom for a genealogical program as part of our annual Find Your Ancestors series.

Attendees must register in advance for this meeting by clicking the link below or copying the following address into your browser: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8Dp1OWjfS4-a33TomHAMhQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the program.

Searching for Records of Institutionalized Ancestors at the Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society holds records of state and local government institutions that housed or cared for citizens of Wisconsin, including prisons, mental hospitals, poor houses, orphanages and schools. Archivist Lee Grady will talk about examples of these records and how genealogists use them to research their family histories.

Presented by Lee Grady

Lee Grady is Senior Reference Archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society. He has master's degrees in American History, and Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has been on the staff of the Historical Society for over 25 years and has a wide range of experience with the Society’s archival collections.
   Where are we located?
Location: Virtual Program - Adults
Link: Register for program here