Thursday, 10 January 2008

BIFHSGO monthly meeting and other free events at Library and Archives Canada

The next in the series of BIFHSGO monthly meetings is at 10 am next Saturday, 12 January 2008 in the Auditorium of Library & Archives Canada when Robert J. Brown will speak on “Where Did She Come From? The Empty Ancestry of Edna May.” Find more information on the presentation, Robert Brown, and other news in the January BIFHSGO newsletter.

The next OGS Ottawa Branch event is at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, 15 January, when Barbara (Mills) Apro will speak on Resources of the Lanark County Genealogical Society.
January 16 at 2 p.m. in room 156.

The following afternoon, 2:00 pm on Wednesday, 16 January, also in room 156, the Friends of Library and Archives Canada throw the spotlight on LAC's photographic collection. Sarah Stacy, LAC Photo Archivist who focuses on the acquisition of Canadian photojournalists' fonds, will be the presenter. This is a talk in the Friends Kaleidoscope series of public talks given by Library and Archives Canada collection specialists; well worth hearing if your schedule allows.

The Friends are sponsoring a second talk, Be A Nice Girl: A Woman's Journey in the 20th Century. Presenter, Ruth M. Bell, Order of Canada recipient and author of Be A Nice Girl, will discuss her personal viewpoint of the struggle for gender equality in the 20th century. That's at 2 pm on Wednesday, 30 January in room 156.

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