Library and Archives Workshop: Locked Up – Finding Ancestors in Prisons and Asylums

April 14, 2018 - Following the trail of an ancestor in trouble with the law or plagued with mental illness is often difficult. Using examples from actual records in Tennessee and elsewhere, State Librarian and Archivist Chuck Sherrill discusses how to locate the records, what to glean from the information and how to deal with confidentiality restrictions.