The Archive Lady

An Interview With Melissa Barker, AKA The Archive Lady

Our host, Cheri, and panel talk with Melissa Barker about her job in the archives. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Special Guests: Melissa Barker aka The Archive Lady – A Genealogist in the Archives Some of the discussion went into the personal archives of our panel. Shelley has shared some pictures of the doll she discussed, as well as a […]

Preserving Military Correspondence 2

On November 11, 2017 the United States will observe Veteran’s Day. On this day, we honor our military veterans and their service to our country. From the Revolutionary War up to today and Afghanistan, correspondence is very important to collect and preserve from the members of our family that were in the military. Many genealogists have letters from their ancestor’s […]

IDG Introduces Melissa Barker

Melissa Barker has been a Certified Archives Manager for the Houston County, Tennessee Archives since 2010. She has also been a Professional Genealogist, working with genealogy clients, since 2004. She is very passionate about teaching others about researching in archives, finding unique records in archives and records preservation. Melissa, a.k.a. The Archive Lady, lectures, teaches and writes about these subjects […]