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As a long-time member, I just received by mail an annual notice from the
Friends of the VA State Archives (FVSA, whose site is listed as
FVSA is having their 20th annual Slatten Lecture, for which
pre-registration is highly recommended. Below is the cost & there is an
email address at the bottom here for more info.
Saturday 16 Sept 2019 at the Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad St,
Richmond, Michael L Strauss, BA, AG, will speak, morning and afternoon on 4
topics. The schedule:
8:30 registration sign-in
9:30 Researching Your Colonial War Ancestors
10:45 Refugees, Claims, and Conscription: Your Ancestors During the
11:45 Annual Meeting of the Friends of the VA State Archives
1:00 The Great War: Researching Your World War I Ancestors
2:15 More than Just Obituaries: Genealogical Newspaper Research
3:15 Questions & Discussion
NOTE: Pre-registration is highly recommended. Though registrations will be
received at the door, lunch cannot be guaranteed unless one pre-registers.
Registration Fee (including lunch & beverage):
- FVSA member $35
- Non-member $50
- OR Join FVSA & attend as a member $70
FOR MORE INFO, contact Anne Taylor Brown annetaylorb(a)aol.com
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