In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23. Many of our services will remain available online during this time.
In this installment of the Tennessee State Library and Archives free workshop series, veteran genealogist Jim Long will explore Record Groups, as well as printed and digital election-related materials held at the Library and Archives, and will show how newspapers can also be a rich source of information about elections.
Presenter Melissa Barker is a certified archives manager for the Houston County Archives and a professional genealogist who works with clients researching their Tennessee ancestors. Barker discusses the importance of visiting an archive when seeking out records that are not online.