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Ancestry Library Edition Class

Free Ancestry.com at Your Public Library Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30 am Third floor Computer Lab at Headquarters Library Did you know an Augusta Public Library PINES card gives you free access to Ancestry.com? Join Georgia Room genealogist, Tina Rae … Continue reading

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Historic Augusta Newspapers Now Available Online

Great news for Augusta, Georgia researchers and family historians. Thanks to a grant from the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation, the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) has digitized 188 Civil War and Reconstruction-era newspapers. The titles will be available through … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballpark

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Beyond Basics Class

At some point or another, every family researcher runs into that dreaded “brick wall”. Join Tina Rae Floyd as she shows you how to mine your documents for more clues to help you overcome brick walls and challenging ancestral research. … Continue reading

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Robert Mills Book of Designs Now Available

Historic Architectural Sketches of Augusta First Presbyterian Church now available digitally March 25, 2019 Architectural record book created by nationally renowned architect Robert Mills in 1807 is believed to be among the oldest surviving plans for any building in Georgia. … Continue reading

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Genealogy One-on-One

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January Genealogy Class

       A new year means a new opportunity to finally get started on the family history you’ve been meaning to do. In this class we will go over the basic rules of family history research and briefly discuss … Continue reading

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Cooking up History

Through the holidays (November-December) the Georgia Room will host an exhibit of family and local community cookbooks chosen from our own personal collections. We’ve also included a selection of vintage household kitchen wares and other interesting pieces as they relate … Continue reading

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Augusta Chinese-American Oral History Project

October 16, 2018 WRITER: Mandy Mastrovita, mastrovi@uga.edu, 706-583-0209 CONTACT: Sheila McAlister, mcalists@uga.edu, 706-542-5418 ATLANTA, Ga. — Oral histories from Chinese-Americans living in Augusta now available The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce the availability of the Augusta … Continue reading

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