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April Monthly Program

  • 08 Apr 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Webinar via Zoom

Monthly Program

Join us for a presentation by Melissa Barker a.k.a. The Archive Lady. 

Session 1:  The Home Archivist: Preserving Family Records Like A Pro!

Learn from a professional archivist how to preserve, protect, and archive family records, photographs, and artifacts. Best practices for organization, purchasing archival materials and practical records preservation that any home archivist can achieve! Learn how to process your collection of genealogical records from start to finish. Learn the steps archivists use to process small and large records collections at the archives and how you can use these steps to get a handle on your family records collections!

Session 2:  10 Things a Genealogist Should Do Before Leaving a Library or Archives 

Have you ever gotten home from a genealogy research trip and said to yourself "I forgot to do that!" Learn the 10 things genealogists should do before they leave a library and archives to make their research trip a success!

Presenter Bio:   Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual presentations across the United States and other countries for various genealogy groups and societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives and is a well-known published book reviewer. She has been a Professional Genealogist for the past 19 years with expertise in Tennessee records. She has been researching her own family history for the past 33 years.

Please visit Melissa's blog  A Genealogist in the Archives

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This program will be recorded and placed in the "Members Only" section.

The public is always welcome! 

For questions contact Regina at

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San Diego, 92163

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