Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/12/2006

Don’t throw away phone books

If you’re doing some early spring cleaning don’t throw out those old phone books or maps.
Camrose Public Library and the Camrose Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society could use them as part of their growing archive collection.
“We have lots of people that are doing family histories. We have businesses coming in and saying ‘I’d like to find the history of my building.’ We have people saying ‘my family used to live here 30 years ago when it was called such and such a street. I want to locate the house and take a photo.’ We don’t have an archive in Camrose so we’re kind of filling that in,” said librarian Jo-Anne Cooper. for more click here

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