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Monday, November 5
Digital Public of America--Mary Jarvis  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
 
She has recently retired from WTAMU after 17 1/2 years at Cornette Library.  Served as Head of Reference Services, and then as Assistance Director of Information and Library Resources.  Mary has worked in the library field for over 45 years serving in a variety of different kinds of libraries, including a hospital medical library.  
 
Her program is on using the Digital Public Library of America for family history and genealogical research.  Through this library you have access to over 29 million images, texts, videos and sounds from across the United States.  This include photos, books, maps, new footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents and more.  



Monday, December 3
Family Genealogy Show & Tell; Christmas Party  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
Pot Luck Dinner
Family Genealogy Show & Tell



Monday, January 7, 2019
Boom Town Borger, Museum, Oil Strikes  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
Clay Rennick, Hutchinson County Historical Museum



Monday, February 4, 2019
Mr. Archie Hunnicutt - Reasons to Have Your DNA Tested  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
 
 
Mr. Hunnicutt is an Amarillo native and has worked at Ameripride Linen for 20 years. He did his DNA test through FamilyTree DNA in 2009, and followed with tests through MyHeritage and Ancestry DNA.   Mr. Hunnicutt will share with us about the experience of the testing and the many surprises he has come across along the way.  



Monday, March 4, 2019
Our Indian Summer in the Far West  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
Dr. Alex Hunt, Professor of English at WTAMU and author-will speak on his book, "Our Indian Summer in the Far West"-In 1879 two Englishmen, writer Samuel Nugent Townsend and photographer John George Hyde, set out for a pleasant Indian summer on a tour of the American West. The duo documented their travels by steamship and train, through Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Chicago, across the Missouri to the "new state of Kansas" and the beginning of the western lands and business opportunities that were to become the focus of their narrative.  Interested in the West's economic and environmental potential, the two men focused on farming in Kansas, railroads and mining in Colorado, a bear hunt in New Mexico, and ranching in Texas.



Saturday, April 27, 2019
Amarillo Library Lock-in  (LOCK-IN)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library



Monday, May 6, 2019
Pantex Historian  (Meeting)
6:30 pm
amarillo downtown library
Ms. Kathrine, "Katie" Braughton, Pantex Plant Historian for Consolidated Nuclear Security