The classes at the Richmond Library, scheduled to begin tomorrow, 9/12/19, have been cancelled due to a lack of enrollment. We hope to try again at at this location on a future date. In the meantime, remember we have classes coming up shortly in Pittsfield at the Athenaeum, and in North Adams at the library. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our September Newsletter is here. Please note there are a couple of minor corrections/additions that were made after the newsletter was mailed this month. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
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07/25/2019 – Refine Your Search by Record Group or Collection
Here are September’s Articles of Interest.
A DNA Test Connected Two Distant Cousins – and Filled In a Family History Erased by Slavery
(PRI’s “The World” – 5 August 2019)
My Three Grandfathers
(The Atlantic – 16 June 2019)
When an Influx of French-Canadian Immigrants Struck Fear into Americans
(Smithsonian Magazine – 21 August 2019)
The Western Mass Roots Team is on the road again! Our Fall and early Winter class schedule is as follows:
The Richmond Public Library in Richmond, MA on Thursdays, September 12, 19, 26 and October 3 and 10. Class times are 4 pm to 6 pm
The Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield, MA on Tuesdays, October 15, 22, 29 and November 12 and 19. There will be two sessions: 2 pm to 4 pm and 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm.
The North Adams Public Library on Mondays, November 25 and December 2, 9, 16 and 23. Class times are 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm.
Registration and other information is available on our CLASSES page. Watch our newsletter, website and Facebook page for updates.