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Undiscovered Redlands - A New Source of Stories of 120 Years Ago

Sun, Apr 07


Contemporary Club

Undiscovered Redlands - A New Source of Stories of 120 Years Ago

Historical medical records from 1889 to 1905 are now easier to access through the Heritage Room at the A.K. Smiley Public Library. Come and learn some of the hidden stories revealed by these now accessible cards and how you can use the information in your search for family history.

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Time & Location

Apr 07, 2019, 2:00 PM

Contemporary Club , 173 South Eureka St.

About the Event

Report of Death cards from 1889 to 1905, containing information about early residents of Redlands, have been scanned into a database and are now more accessible and usable for research. Information includes name, cause of death, marital status, date and residence at time of death, among many other details. The speaker is intimately aware of the richness of this data and how to use the information, as she was directly involved in creating the database from the nearly 1400 cards. Come and discover the hidden stories of Redlands residents from a century ago!

Presented by Dr. Ann Cordy Deegan

Deegan has been a curator of history in private and public museums including the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, as head of the History Division. She does research, writing and publishing in areas of U.S. history, and has written numerous articles in professional and public journals. She has also co-authored books including Early Redlands and Redlands in World War One.

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