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The Obituary - Yours or Someone Else's

When May 22, 2018
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
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Denver Genealogy and History Club Meeting
Tuesday, May 22nd at 2:O0 p.m.
At the Denver Public Library
Featured Speaker:
Mary Kay Shanley will present "The Obituary: Yours or Someone Else's


Beginning in the 19th century, obits were written by reporters, providing crucial information about prominent people and, later, soldiers, public servants and frontiersmen. By the 20th century, obits for ordinary people were common.  Humanities Iowa Speaker Mary Kay Shanley will take an in depth look at the history of the obituary and how they provide knowledge of the past and insight on the present.

This program is free to attend.

For More Information, call 319-984-5140


This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.