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Genealogy presentation is March 7 at library
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MONROE - The March 7 meeting of the Green County Genealogical Society will feature Antje Petty who will discuss German-American resources for genealogists.

The presentation offers suggestions on how to use German-American materials in genealogy, including those available at the Max Kade Institute. The presentation will focus on resources available in America, especially those from German-speaking communities, that can provide information crucial to successful research on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

Antje Petty is the assistant director at the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The MKI is dedicated to researching the story of German-speaking immigrants, as well as preserving American print culture and personal documents in the German language.

The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. March 7 in the second floor meeting room of the Monroe Public Library. The free event is open to the public. For more information, call 815-868-2416 or 608-921-1537.