3 BDC Programs - Week of Oct. 5th

All sorts of extra special events are being sponsored by the BDC next week:

On Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 6 pm, 2nd floor in the Paul Siegmund Room, 311 Scott Street: Teresa Bruce, documentary film-maker will be on hand to discuss her experiences making God's Gonna Trouble the Waters in the Archaeology Month program called "Trying to Capture a Culture."

On Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 10 am - Noon and again from 2 pm until 4 pm in the 1st floor, BDC Research Room (a.k.a. "South Carolina Room"): Celeste Wiley, Project Archivist for the Lucille Hasell Culp Collection, will be here to demonstrate proper photographs preservation techniques and to answer your questions about how to best preserve your family photographs.

On Thursday, Oct. 8th, 6 pm, Evan Thompson, Executive Director of the Historic Beaufort Foundation, will lecture on "Slave Architecture in Beaufort," at County Council Chambers, 1000 Ribaut Road. This is the 2nd program within the Archaeology Month series.

Please make plans to attend.

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
 
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.