Posts tagged ‘Clayton Library’

The NGS Board recently approved a change to the COVID-19 policy regarding the vaccination admission option and has added additional information about the daily negative test admission option. The updated language is below, but to summarize: proof of vaccination only requires the initial primary seri...

March 27, 2023 by Matt Menashes

  C. Ann Staley, CG®, CGLSM, is an educator, consultant, and lecturer. She is the education chair for the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc.; the membership chair for the Genealogical Speakers Guild; on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies; a volunteer on a nu...

March 21, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Dana Palmer, CG®, CGLSM specializes in lineage society applications, publishing family books, and Midwestern research – specifically Ohio. In addition to her client work, she reviews military repatriation cases and is part of the Mayflower Silver Books team. Dana is presenting three se...

March 21, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

A short walk to historic Jackson Ward will be led by an eighth-generation Virginian and fourth-generation Jackson Ward resident, Gary L. Flowers. This one-mile tour includes stops at twenty historic educational, economic, religious, and social institutions that inspired the recognition of “Black W...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG®, CGLSM, focuses on methodology, case studies, and military records. She is co-author of the Florida edition of the NGS Research in the States series and winner of the 2020 National Genealogical Society Family History Writing contest. She has also published in ...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Renate Yarborough Sanders is an experienced researcher and genealogy educator. She is a member of several genealogical organizations and is cohost of the online platform and YouTube show, “Let’s Talk North Carolina Genealogy.” Session Number: S352 Title: “From This Day Forwa...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

This project has been my dream since 1967. I was nine years old and a student at Piedmont Elementary School in Piedmont, West Virginia. We were learning about slavery. In the textbook, there was a picture of Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky. I was curious about him because we shared the same surname....

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

A walking tour of the Virginia State Capitol, which is located several blocks from the convention center, will be offered in both the morning and the afternoon on Wednesday, 31 May. Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1785, the Capitol was first occupied in 1788. It is the second oldest working statehou...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia features interactive, educational exhibitions that preserve and honor Virginia’s African American history and culture. The BMHVA tells the famous, forgotten, and always inspiring stories of African American history in Virginia. The museum...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC), formerly known as the Virginia Historical Society, tour covers two long-term exhibits. “The Story of Virginia” is an exhibition that interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries. Ob...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley