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Our 3rd annual Genealogy Lock-in will be held at the W. Dale Clark Library
in Omaha on Sep 30th. This year they are letting in 125 people, and there
will be computers available on two floors with internet access and the OPL
subscription data bases (Ancestry plus, etc.) There are many area historic
newspapers on microfilm, many census reels, naturalization index for NE &
some 52 counties in Iowa, cemetery records, some Rev. War Pension & Bounty
Land reels (about 50), Germans to America, German Immigrants in US
Protestant Church Records for IA (3 vol.), NE, IN, WI (4 vol) by Roger Minert as
well as other immigration volumes, newsletters from about 125 genealogy
societies around the country, over 8,000 books from a wide variety of states &
counties, and other goodies. There are city directories, a historic
clipping file, hundreds of files from the Missouri Valley Masons who died prior
to 2000 (with an index book), and a lot of other goodies. Refreshments
will be served. There will be a tour of the genealogy materials, and a slide
show of historic markers from Prospect Hill cemetery (cycles continuously).
You can register by calling the W. Dale Clark Library : 402-444-4800
by on 3rd floor in person, registering on line.
YOU MUST BE REGISTERED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT, and there will be name tags
given as you arrive available.
If you do not live in Omaha, or one of the reciprocal library districts,
you can purchase a guest pass to the computers for $2. Make a day of it, go
out to supper at a nearby restaurant & be back by 6:30. (The library will
close at 6:00 and reopen for participants at 6:30.)
People will have to be on-time. Pick up your participant name tag before
you take the elevator upstairs.
The doors will only be open for approximately 15 minutes, before they will
be closed and locked. Participants can leave at any time, but will not
be able to get back in.
Any questions, email me or call the library. The previous ones have been
fun. Hope to see a lot of you there. Tell other genealogy friends. And
register soon, as they already have 25 people registered. (If you find out
you can't come, let them know that, so someone else can come in.