The ABCs and 123s of Researching Your Ancestor's School Records

Melissa Barker
Sep 15, 2017
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Types of Schools
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Kinds of Records
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Census
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Enrollment Records
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Attendance Records
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Report Cards
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Yearbooks
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Newspapers
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Photographs
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Other Schools
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My Ancestor Didn't Go to School
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School Board Minutes
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Sunday School Records
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Finding the Records
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Announcements/prizes
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Questions/answers
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About this webinar

The records of local public schools and universities can valuable resources for finding information about your ancestors. Even if your ancestors didn't attend school, you would be surprised by what you can find in school records about them. This webinar will show you what types of school records there are and how to find them in repositories.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches and writes about the
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