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October 11, 2014
Business Meeting and Problem Solving prior to the program
Mining the National Archives
What’s in the archives that I can’t find online? Why make the trip? This session will explore some of the lesser known holdings of the National Archives and the Great Lakes Region and in Washington, D.C. Post Office records, Great Lakes Maritime records, passport applications and much more. Come learn about the ways you can find and access these genealogical gold mines.
Our monthly meetings are held at the
Northbrook Historical Society
1776 Walters Ave.
Take the ramp under the Northfield Inn sign to the lower level Northfield Room.
Northbrook Historical Society web site
Want to join?
Download a Member Application from the link in the left
column. Follow the instructions and send the completed form and your check to the address on the form. Or, bring them to the next meeting.
Need Help With Your Genealogy Research?
Come to the Winnetka Library
Staffed by 30 experienced genealogists, the Genealogy Room is open Monday to Saturday, 9:15 am to noon, and 1:15 to 4 pm.
It is a great place to do research online, or in the extensive collection. A library volunteer is waiting to help you!
See what's available on the Winnetka Library's website Genealogy link
Winnetka Library Map
11 Oct 2014 1:00 PM • Northbrook Historical Society, Lower Level, 1776 Walters Ave., Northbrook IL
08 Nov 2014 11:30 AM • Wilmette Golf Club Café, 3900 Fairway Dr, Wilmette IL 60021 (Lake Ave & Harms Rd.)
13 Nov 2014 10:00 AM • Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library, 768 Oak Street