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Veterans Oral History Project Workshop at SAR Genealogical Research Library


As part of the 3rd Saturday programming series, on Saturday, August 17, 2013 Ron Burkhart SgtMaj  USMC Ret. of the Indiana Society SAR led a workshop on the Library of Congress Veteran’s History Project.  According to the Library of Congress (LOC), “The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.” 


Integrated Library Solution Live at SAR Genealogical Research Library

On June 21, 2013 a new cataloguing system went live at the SAR Genealogical Research Library in Louisville, Kentucky. The new library system, Integrated Library Solution, was purchased this spring by the SAR Library Committee. While the previous system was also provided by The Library Corporation (TLC) this new software is a major upgrade and will significantly benefit library patrons. Many libraries across the country currently use this software, including the DAR.

California Society SAR Through the Years


Black History Month at SAR Genealogical Research Library



Celebrate African-American History Month


The African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky


National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution


When:        Saturday, February 16, 2013

SAR Genealogical Research Library Receives Rare Book



The NSSAR is pleased to report that the SAR Genealogical Research Library has received an exciting new addition to its special collections.The gift, a book entitled Révolution de l’Amérique by M. l’Abbé Raynal, is a history of the American Revolution written entirely in French!

Who Was the 1st Signer?


John HancockJohn Hancock was born 12 Jan 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts and educated at Harvard College.  His occupation was that of a merchant.

John Hancock

NSSAR Celebrates its National Volunteers


NSSAR Represented at Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Birmingham, AL



SAR Genealogical Research Library Participates in Kentuckiana Family Research Conference

Attendees visit the SAR Genealogical Research Library BoothRae Ann Sauer works the library booth

Attendees visit the SAR Genealogical Research Library Booth Supports the NSSAR Operation Ancestor Search


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