Genealogy Plus

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Topic -- Why Do Genealogy?

Speaker -- Dr. Paul Lasley

Ever try to explain your passion for genealogy to those who believe it’s a just a bunch of family tree diagrams, or worse, think it’s an interesting hobby but a waste of time? In this session we will build upon what genealogy is and what everyone should know about their roots and answer the question: why should you care?

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

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