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Speaker

Date

Feb 17 2021

Time

CDT
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

free

Hiding Out in the Open: Researching Your LGBT Ancestors

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 7 pm CDT.

You may have heard family stories about a relative who was “different” or perhaps you’ve discovered someone who simply “disappeared.” LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered) people can be found when researching genealogy, but the search syntax, keywords, and strategies are very different. By understanding the basics of “gay history” as well as how LGBT folk lived, worked, and socialized, you’ll not only locate these relatives but realize the importance of preserving their stories. Presented by Thomas MacEntee.

Must register to participate in this live, online event. You will receive a link to participate by email one day prior to the event. Register here: https://www.ahml.info/scheduling/reservation/63286

No library card required.

Hiding Out in the Open: Researching Your LGBT Ancestors

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