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Searching for past lives: The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project presents an introduction to Chronicling America for Genealogists

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The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project is pleased to accept an invitation to the September 2012 meeting of GENCOM, the Genealogical Computer Society of North Louisiana. As part of the meeting, project manager Laura Charney will deliver “Searching for Past Lives” a presentation on the Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project, the browse and search features of Chronicling America, and the application of both to genealogical research. The event will take place at 2:00 PM on September 23, 2012 at the Broadmoor Branch of the Shreve Memorial Library.

For more information on GENCOM, please visit:

For directions and other information about the Broadmoor Branch, please visit Shreve Memorial Library’s site at

Project Manager for the Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project

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