12th Annual Hoot Owl: West Virginia State Archives
For all "Night Owls" willing to "Burn the Midnight Oil" at the West Virginia State Archives
6:00 p.m. April 1, 2011 to 8:00 a.m. April 2, 2011
Sponsored by Mining Your History Foundation and Archives & History
View Announcement @ WV Archives & History: http://www.wvculture.org/news.aspx?Agency=Archives&Id=1590
Always Dreamed of Spending The Night In A Research Library?
As a genealogist, one of your favorite places is a library. If you�re researching West Virginia ancestors, there�s no better place to conduct research than in the Archives & History Library in Charleston. West Virginia�s statewide genealogy and history organization, the Mining Your History Foundation, is working with the library to bring you another night of unlimited research in the library�s collections, microfilm, books, newspapers, maps, manuscripts, and more:
* Discuss your research with other genealogists in a friendly atmosphere
* Get help from �experts,� like Wes Cochran, Esther Warner, and other well-known West Virginia genealogists, who will be on hand to offer help and guidance
* Tour and explore the �upper levels� where who-knows what can be found
* To the researcher that has traveled the farthest to spend some quality time with us!
As eating is not allowed in the library, refreshments (coffee, soft drinks and pizza) will be available in the �Back
Your registration form, along with a $25 check or money order, must be postmarked by March 18, 2011. Late registration, if space is available, will be $35.
12th Annual Hoot Owl Registration Formhttp://www.wvculture.org/history/hootowl2011brochure.pdf
Joe Geiger (304) 558-0230 Ext. email@example.com
Wes Cochran (304) firstname.lastname@example.org
Ample parking will be available in the lot beside the Culture Center (information will be included with registration confirmation).
Don�t Think You Can Make It All Night?
Bring your toothpicks (to prop your eyes open), your sleeping bag (for when all else fails), and a pillow. Then, find a convenient spot under a table, in a corner, wherever...to catch some shut-eye in the �wee hours.�
Limited Number of Participants
This event is limited to 50 participants. To ensure that you are included, submit your reservation today. Confirmation with guidelines and instructions will be sent to you by email when the registration is processed, if address is provided.
Join in the fun at �Hoot Owl� and become a Join in the fun at �Hoot Owl� and become a member of MYHF all at one time. Just complete the form on the reverse side and send with your check or money order to:
Mining Your History Foundation
PO Box 6923
Charleston, WV 25362-0923
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GOALS OF MYHF
# Networking among genealogical societies in West Virginia
# Support WV Archives & History Library with money, volunteers and collections
# Dissemination of information pertaining to research in & about West Virginia
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# Receive 4 issues of Mountain News
# Submit 3 queries per issue
# Receive notice of workshops & programs in West Virginia
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# Distribute member societies� publication flyers and brochures at State and National conferences