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Publicizing events, collections, acquisitions and services at UMaine's library 
-- Wednesday, September 14, 2011 --

SUMMARY
1. Announcements
    A. Maine Towns During the Great Depression
2. Collections
    A. Ancestry Library Edition
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1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. MAINE TOWNS DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Richard Hollinger, head of Special Collections, will give a presentation entitled, "Maine Towns During the Great Depression" on Thursday, October 27th at 3:00 p.m. in the Special Collections department at Fogler Library. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Gretchen Gfeller on FirstClass or call 581-1696.

2. COLLECTIONS
A. ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION
Fogler Library is pleased to announce access to Ancestry Library Edition, a history and genealogy resource that includes more than 7,000 databases with billions of historical records on individuals, families, and places. Sources include censuses, vital records (birth, death, marriage), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps. Please link to Ancestry from our Indexes and Databases page at <http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp>.

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