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Come and join us for this program on Saturday,
Genealogical Resources at the Louisiana State Archives
with Bill Stafford
The St. Tammany Genealogical Society will host a presentation entitled Genealogical Resources at the Louisiana State Archives by Bill Stafford. As the custodian of the Louisiana State governmental records, the Louisiana State Archives houses hundreds of cubic feet of documents that pertain to the ancestors of its current and former citizens. Research Library Administrator Bill Stafford, from the Louisiana State Archives, will explore collections with genealogical content within the Archives holdings that may be helpful to family historians.
This program will be presented at the St. Tammany Parish Public Library at 310 W. 21st Street in Covington, Louisiana, on 20 May 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to adults and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The Society’s general meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. during which light refreshments will be served.
Since 2006, Bill Stafford has served as the Director of Reference Services of the Louisiana State Archives. In this position he has assisted numerous authors with their historical and genealogical research and has been credited for this assistance in several historical documentaries and television programs such as the “History Detectives” and the “Injustice Files.” Born in Washington Parish and raised in Baton Rouge, Bill Stafford’s love of Louisiana history and genealogical research has been a driving force in his dedication to his office and the state of Louisiana.
Mr. Stafford and his staff continue to work toward better access to the Louisiana State Archives holdings by offering web accessible databases and by developing and improving research finding aids. They also promote public awareness of the Archives’ holdings throughout Louisiana via an active outreach program.
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