Willard Library's Midnight Madness, five days and nights of research and workshops, is scheduled for June 19-23, 2017 at the library in Evansville, Indiana. Presentations begin at 9:30 am and continue through 6:00 pm. A wide variety of programs is planned with J. Mark Lowe, CG, beginning the week with four programs: Just Talkin' or Oral History and Genealogy, Finding 20th Century Military Records, A Death in the Family and Whiskey, Brandy and Southern Migration.
Others presenting during the week are Karin Marie Kirsch and Stephen Van Bibber (German/Latin records), Melinda King (Revolutionary War ); Brian Lankford (Researching neighbors); Nancy Voyles (Henderson Public Library); Lucy Hart (Willard's databases); Sue Berry (Rural Family Life); Eddie Wildt (Publishing ); Pat Sides (History of W. Franklin Street); Dona Bone (Evansville During WWII) and Harold Morgan (Evansville Transportation History and Lincoln Family).
If you are just starting on your genealogical journey, the class on Beginning Genealogy by Lyn Martin, Willard Library Special Collections Librarian on Tuesday evening will be of interest.
The week will be capped off by a patriotic concert by the Red Bank ReUnion Band on Friday evening.
All programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Special Collections (second floor) will be open during and after all programs. The library is located at 21 First Avenue, Evansville, Indiana. For more information, Willard Library Calendar of Events
Published 13 June 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/