workshop, “US Federal Census Records: What They Can Tell About Our Nation and Our Ancestors”

Event Date: 
August 7, 2014

LOUISVILLE LIBRARIAN TO SPEAK AT THE
SOUTHERN INDIANA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
 
Joe Hardesty, Kentucky history and genealogy librarian at the Louisville Free Public Library, will present a workshop, “US Federal Census Records: What They Can Tell About Our Nation and Our Ancestors” at the August 7 program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. Mr. Hardesty will trace the development of the census record and explain how its changes reflect the historical, political, economic and social direction of the country. He will discuss the supplemental schedules for agriculture, manufacturing, mortality, slave, and veterans. Program time is 7 PM in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. Please visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/nextmeet.htm for more information.