Genealogy Seminar - Fort Branch Public Library

  • 16 Oct 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Fort Branch

Fort Branch Public Library Genealogy Seminar

Fort Branch Learning Center

Fort Branch Public Library
107 E Locust St.
Fort Branch, IN 47648
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9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Featured Speaker - Carla Cegielski


Treasures of the Internet Archives

Exploring the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Crowdsource Genealogy: Enhancing your skills (and learning new ones)

Estate Planning Genealogy-Style

Speaker, lecturer, and genealogist Carla Cegielski, will present four topics during our seminar day to area genealogists and state-wide librarians. The Genealogy Seminar has been state certified for librarians seeking LEUs. Topics are: Treasures of the Internet Archive; DPLA: Digitizing America; Crowdsource Genealogy; and Estate Planning Genealogy-style​. 

We will have room for 42 people. Please register through the library with a registration fee of $15 to insure your spot. This will pay for all your materials, carry-all bag with goodies, lunch, drinks and snacks (supplied throughout the day). Please bring a laptop. 

The Rosemeyer Agency is pleased to be the proud sponsor of this first Genealogy Seminar event with Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Indiana providing partial funding for our 100th anniversary commemorative bag. Call 812-753-4212 for any questions.

Speaker's Bio:

Carla is a professional family history researcher specializing in Ohio and West Virginia. She has been researching her own family for over 35 years and providing research services to others for 13 years. She performs on-site research at numerous repositories in Ohio and West Virginia. Carla is webmaster for both the APG national and APG Great Lakes Chapter websites. She is also past President of the Lake County Genealogical Society. Her memberships include NGS, NSDAR, OGS and many locality-based genealogical societies. Carla has a Master's Degree in Library Science and teaches information literacy at a local college. 

Note: For carpool options with other WVGS members - please email with your personal contact information and the name of this event.


"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana


P.O. Box 7012

Terre Haute, Indiana 47802-7012


Society Email Address:

President: James Kane      Email:

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.

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