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Arkansas History Commission Workshop at Arkansas Post Museum May 2, 2009


The Arkansas History Commission will present a workshop May 2, 2009, at Arkansas Post Museum in Gillett, Arkansas. The AHC offers free workshops to our patrons and to the people of Arkansas. This seminar will give both beginning and experienced researchers the chance to get acquainted with the resources of the State Archives. Touching on many of the diverse resources that make the Arkansas History Commission a premier destination for genealogists and historians will enable researchers to use these materials more effectively. Each presentation will include a question and answer period.
The workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. The topics for the workshop are:
PE Class: Exercise Your Research Skills Through the History Commission’s Printed Ephemera Collection
Jane Hooker, Archivist
Arkansas History Commission
Spanish and French Manuscripts at the Arkansas History Commission
                   Cristin Slaymaker, Library Technical Assistant
                   Arkansas History Commission
Tales Told by Historic Objects
                   Julienne Crawford, Curator
                   Arkansas History Commission
          Free Persons of Color
                             Peggy Lloyd, Archival Manager
                             Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
The event will be held in the Main House located on the museum complex. Arkansas Post Museum is located six miles south of Gillett at the junction of U. S. Highway 165 and Arkansas Highway 169.
Space is limited so registration is required. To register for the workshop, email arkansaspostmuseum@arkansas.gov, or call 870.548.2634. A $5 fee, payable to Arkansas Post Museum, will be charged for the box lunch.
The Museum will be open at 8:00 a. m. if anyone wishes to take a tour. Follow the link below to find a map and brochure about Arkansas Post Museum.
Visit the Arkansas Post website at http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/arkansaspostmuseum/.