Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ancestry U.S. Census Collection access

Spend your Labor Day weekend learning about your ancestors! Ancestry.com is allowing non-subscribers to access the U.S. Census Collection (1790-1940) from now until Monday, September 3rd! by Aspasia Luster

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Paine College Through the Eyes of Alumni

Paine College Through the Eyes of Alumni The second lecture in a four part series “Saving the Voices from Augusta’s Past”. Provided in part by a Georgia Humanities Council grant to digitize oral history audiotapes from the archives of Paine College, Augusta … Continue reading

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1940 census completely indexed!

Family Search has completed their indexing of the 1940 census! You can now search the 1940 census by name through Ancestry Library Edition and Family Search. You can read more about it here: https://familysearch.org/blog/1940-census-index-project-reportthe-5-states-posted/ Happy searching! by Aspasia Luster

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Augusta Genealogical Society Workshop

Don’t forget! This Saturday is the AGS Workshop in the library meeting room. It begins with check-in between 8:00 and 8:45 with the first class beginning at 9:00 lasts all day. Vendors will be present. For more information call 706-722-4073.

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Civil War webinar

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region will be hosting a monthly webinar this Monday, August 13th at 7pm. The webinar is titled, “Your Civil War Ancestors: Beginning Your Search.” Records from both sides of the war will be covered. … Continue reading

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The 1940 Census is Fully Indexed!

All the states and territories are cataloged in in Ancestry now. Come on in and look for your ancestors!

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New hours for National Archives- Atlanta

The National Archives in Atlanta will have new hours starting on October 1. Their new hours will be: Monday through Friday and the third Saturday of the month from 8:30 to 5:00. You can visit their website for more information: … Continue reading

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