The Merrian Webster Dictionary defines it as:
1) an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms
2) regular descent of a person, family, or group of organisms from a progenitor
3) the study of family ancestral lines
4) an account of the origin and historical development of something
Generally speaking, there are three parts to sustainability: social equity, economic viability and environmental protection. Under social equity genealogy can help to prevent social exclusion and discrimination, promote solidarity and contribute to the well-being of stakeholders.
This research guide will help to meet the following objectives:
TMCC Research Guides will assist you with your research and documenting and writing your family history:
TMCC Library Family History Research Room
To be the leading local resource for family history, genealogy and their associated disciplines.
Promote recognition of the worth of family history research by:
Create and encourage collaboration with:
to further the needs of those we serve.
The TMCC Library is pleased to offer you three ways to research your family history. First, we offer a free online Open Genealogy Lab each Friday, secondly we have a dedicated family history research room, and thirdly we offer free online one on one genealogy research assistance appointments.
While our campus has re-opened, due to Covid-19 our Open Genealogy Lab will continue to meet online via Zoom . If you would like to attend the Open Genealogy Lab by logging in from home, please contact Suzanne Malek at email@example.com.
TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab
Come in and learn new research techniques, hear guest speakers, collaborate and have fun while building your family tree.
Looking for a guest speaker?
Click here to see a list of the TMCC Experts List
TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab YouTube Channel:
Past TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab guest speaker presentations are now available on the TMCC YouTube Channel! Click here to visit our YouTube Playlist.
Below are links to newspaper, magazine and website articles about the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab and Family History Research Room:
List of Upcoming Guest Speakers at the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab:
Jun 2 - The Durham Museum - Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
Jun 9 - Tyler Osborne, Maryland Center for History & Culture - Grab Your Haversack!: Exploring the Life of a Revolutionary War Soldier
Jun 16 - No class today
Jun 23 - Army Women's Museum - Spies & Disguise: American Women During the American Revolution
Jun 30 - Cindy Tatum - Wreaths Across America
Jul 7 - TBA
Jul 14 - no class today
Jul 21 - Shera LaPoint - DNA Stories (different ways DNA is being used in genealogy, identification and crime)
Jul 28 - National Army Museum –The Long and Painful Journey: The U.S. Army and Trail of Tears
Aug 4 - National Museum of the U.S. Army - Defining "American": Native American Soldiers in World War I and the Path to Citizenship
Aug 11 -TBA
Aug 18 -TBA
Aug 25 - TBA
Sep 1 - National Army Museum - Fighting for Freedom: Nisei Soldiers in World War II?
Sep 8 - Jonathan Dickey - Quaker Genealogy
Sep 15 - TBA
Sep 22 - TBA
Sep 29 - TBA
Oct 6 - TBA
Oct 13 - Jonathan Dickey - Salem Witch Trials
Oct 20 - TBA
Oct 27 - Campus closed for Nevada Day Holiday