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Growing up Revell

October 4, 2023, at 10am

This meeting features Marilyn DeLong, who retired from the College of Design and joined UMRA in 2022. 

Marilyn DeLong talks about “’Growing Up Revell” a family reunion project that shared family stories and discovered surprising family connections.  Prior to the reunion Marilyn asked everyone to write an essay about growing up in the Revell family. The compilation of essays from three generations has become a family keepsake. 

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Growing up Revell

Wed, Oct 4 2023, 10am

Event to be held via Zoom.

Please join us for the first meeting in 2023–24 of UMRA’s Family History Interest Group (FHIG) on Wednesday, October 4, from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom. The FHIG is open to any UMRA member interested in learning how to explore and document their family history.  We also welcome members who are willing to share insights and resources related to their family history projects. 

Our October meeting will feature Marilyn DeLong, who retired from the College of Design and joined UMRA in 2022. Here is how she describes the focus of her presentation: 

“’Growing Up Revell—a Family Reunion Project’ is about sharing family stories and learning about surprising family connections. Recently, when I hosted a family reunion, I asked everyone to write an essay, prior to coming, about growing up in the Revell family.  The compilation of essays from three generations that was distributed at the reunion has become a family keepsake.”

The Zoom invitation and link for the meeting will be emailed to all UMRA members one month and also one week before the program. 

—Lynn C. Anderson and Craig Swan, UMRA Family History Interest Group co-chairs

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