The 24th North Arkansas Ancestor Fair and Genealogical Swap Meet will be May 31 and June 1 in Leslie and Marshall, Ark.
Mary Dunn and Anna Pfeiffer, Arkansas History Commission, will present “An Overview of Civil War Resources” and “Official Records of the Civil War in Arkansas” at 9 a.m., May 31 at Ozark Heritage Arts Center & Museum, 410 Oak, Leslie, Ark.
Afternoon sessions will include speakers Brian Irby, Arkansas History Commission, “Looking Back at the Civil War Through the Records” and James J. Johnston, Searcy County Historical Society, “Searcy County in 1863: Confederate Guerrillas & Union Recruiters.” Fee is $5 per session.
A mixer dinner will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Petit Jean Co-op, Airport Road, Marshall, Ark., for $10 per person. For reservations, call 870-447-2500.
The Genealogy Swap Meet will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1 at Marshall Civic Center, 515 Zack Road, Marshall, Ark.
For more information, go online to http://ancestorfair.us or contact Shirley J. Gray at 870-448-3308 or email email@example.com.
• Brad Agnew, Ph.D., will present “Civil War in Oklahoma” at 6 p.m. April 25 at Muskogee Genealogical Society, Muskogee Public Library, 801 W Okmulgee, Muskogee.
For more information, go to www.okgenweb.org/~mcgs/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (918) 682-6657.
• Jan Davis, Oklahoma Department of Libraries administrative archivist, will present “The Collections of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries,” at the Oklahoma Genealogical Society meeting at 6 p.m. May 6 in the Chesapeake Event Center, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.
Davis will discuss a variety of archived records and provide an overview of the Digital Prairie online resources. The Oklahoma State Archives includes more than 26,000 cubic feet of records documenting state government activities.
The records are housed on the third floor of the Allen Wright Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 200 NE 18. The Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL) Web page is www.odl.state.ok.us. Digital Prairie Web page is at www.odl.state.ok.us/prairie.
• The Tulsa Genealogical Society¹s mini-workshops "Photographs, Utilization and Preservation" will be at 7 p.m., May 20 and "Using Your Family Research to Write Your Family History" will be at 6:30 p.m., June 17 at the Tulsa Genealogical Society, 9136 E 31, Tulsa.
Preregistration fee of $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers is required. For more information and to preregister, call the TGS Library (918) 627-4224.
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