Sunday, March 22, 2009

"The Day of Family Research" held on March 21 th.

On March 21 th "The Day of Family Research" was held in many places in Sweden.
In this yearly event Genealogical societies show people how to do genealogy.
It is usually held in public libraries and sometimes in archives.

Here in Växjö it was held in the county Library were representatives of the Genealogical Society of Kronoberg and the "Old soldiers database" showed people how to find their relatives.
Some lectures were also given, the theme for this years lectures seamed to be about how people dressed in the 19th and early and mid 20th century

Here my friend Carina Nilsson gets help finding
her relatives in one of the databases of the Genealogical Society of Kronoberg

A librarian is showing a visitor how to look at scanned microfilmed churchrecord available online.

Here lecturer Gunvor Dahlman shows a pair of old ladies underwear from the 19th century !

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