On the opening day of the conference (Sunday, August 4, 2013), from 1:30 to 5:00 in the afternoon, there will be a fair with tables for Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Birds of a Feather (BOFs), archives and repositories, local genealogical and historical societies, and related local organizations of interest. The fair will give conference participants the opportunity to talk with representatives of the organizations and to become acquainted with these organizations and what they offer to genealogists. Think of it as a one-afternoon exhibition.
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SIGs BOFs archives JGSs orgs
Special Interest Groups and Birds of a Feather
Archives and Repositories
Representatives from local archives and repositories will be available to acquaint conference attendees with resources that can be researched during their stay in the Boston area. The following archives and repositories have signed up to participate:
Genealogical and Historical Societies
Local genealogical and historical societies can provide information about their services and recruit new members. The following archives and repositories have signed up to participate:
Other Local Attractions
Local historical, cultural, educational, and burial organizations can provide information and directions and organize tours for conference attendees who may wish to visit their sites.
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The name of the fair is "SHARE Fair", where the letters stand for the following:
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