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Clark County Genealogical Society seeks photographs of grandmothers

By , Columbian staff writer

Clark County Genealogical Society seeks photos of grandmothers

The Clark County Genealogical Society seeks submissions for its “Gallery of Grandmothers” exhibit celebrating the organization’s 50th anniversary. Submit a photo of current or past grandmothers from anywhere or any era by Aug. 15. Each photo should include a 300-word biography with the grandmother’s name, dates of birth and death, birthplace, where and how she lived, a favorite memory and personal characteristics. Digital images and descriptions can be delivered to the Clark County Genealogical Society Library, 3205 N.E. 52nd St., Vancouver, or emailed to The library is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

The Gallery of Grandmothers will be on display at the society’s 50th anniversary celebration, a 1970s costume party, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 at the library. Attendees are invited to wear 1970s attire and enjoy grilled hot dogs, explore the library, participate in genealogy-themed activities and chat with genealogy experts. For more details, visit

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