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Joe Hardesty, Kentucky history and genealogy librarian at the Louisville Free Public Library, will present a workshop, “US Federal Census Records: What They Can Tell About Our Nation and Our Ancestors” at the August 7program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society.

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Mr. Hardesty will trace the development of the census record and explain how its changes reveal the historical, political, economic and social direction of the country.

He will discuss the special/supplemental schedules for agriculture, manufacturing, mortality, slave, and veterans which are frequently overlooked by researchers.

Program time is 7 PM in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana.

Please visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/nextmeet.htm for more information.