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or join us on Zoom if you prefer!

Family Treasures in the Attic – Jane Haldeman

October 21, 2021  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Family letters, recipes, diaries, journals, photos, and other treasures are often passed down in the family. Many of these treasures end up in attics, basements, closets, or other repositories. What to look for and where will be discussed.

Jane Haldeman is a professional researcher with 20+ year’s research experience, lecturer, and owner of Its Relative.   Jane is Past President of Illinois State Genealogical Society, Fox Valley Genealogical Society and past Registrar for Fort Payne Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Click here for Zoom information. The handout is now in the Members Only section. If you are coming to the library, masks are mandatory and no refreshments will be served. The library will place the chairs and they are not to be moved. We have to follow the state’s guidelines for this to work. Jane will be presenting via Zoom to the library group as well.
If you have questions, please contact Carol Blohm or Bob Allen.



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The Elgin Genealogical Society is for any person who has an interest in genealogy, research or history.

Meetings are held at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL. on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am and the third Thursday at 7:00 pm except in December when the date, time, and location of the annual meeting is announced. It is always best to check this website or call the library at 847-742-2411 to check if schedule changes have occurred.

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