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Family history is the single most popular hobby in the world. There are so many resources available that one site cannot possibly list them all. The library helps people with their genealogical research no matter what location you may be working on, but our collection focuses on the family and local history of northwest Tennessee

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The secure-stack West Tennessee Heritage Study Center collection is accessible during general library hours, but additional rules apply. Books are accessible through the catalogue

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Samuel Richardson
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