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Topic — The Cultural Impact of the COVID Pandemic: Lessons for Genealogists

Speaker — Dr. Paul Lasley

Family stories are an essential part of genealogy research. Dr. Lasley will describe the impacts of the COVID pandemic on Iowa families and communities.

To download and view the slides for this presentation, click here.



The presentation will also be played live on a screen in the Rotary Room.

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Presented in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Story County Genealogical Society.

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