007: How to Research Your House Pt 2

Gear up for part TWO of researching historical properties! In this episode, we talk to our boss - Melissa Fisher Isaacs, Information Services Coordinator at the library, truly a wealth of information - about the resources and librarian tricks involved in learning about the history of houses (and other buildings) in Douglas County. We might or might not answer such gripping questions as... can you uncover the provenance of a corn crib? Listen to find out!

Oranges & Peaches is recorded in the SOUND+VISION Studio at Lawrence Public Library. Thanks to Joel Bonner for composing our jingle and editing the show.

O&P Show Notes

Psst! This episode is a follow-up to the House History Research episode with Frankie. If you haven’t listened, check that out here.

Where do you start when someone wants to research a structure that’s not in the boundary of historical/downtown Lawrence?


You Too Can Grill Melissa about History! Register for these upcoming events...

Wed Nov 17: Genealogy + Local History: Research Resources

Wed Dec 15: Genealogy + Local History Spotlight: Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Melissa is reading...

Flight Behavior

Ruby is reading...

...an evil Pearson textbook that requires a pricey access code. Learn about environmental science FOR FREE with the library's amazing collection of many types of media!

Hazlett is reading...

The Tombs of Atuan

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