Finding My Story at The Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne

Jody Halsted
July 13, 2016
Here's a fact that may surprise you: the residents of Fort Wayne, Indiana, pay more per capita for their library than residents of large cities like New York or Boston. What would become the Allen County Library was begun by the Fort Wayne Woman's Reading Club in 1895. I'm sure they never imagined their project, designed to put books in the hands of everyone, would draw people from across the US and Canada as they searched for their family history.

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