The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Jessica Hurst
Of The New Era 

Genealogical Society offers many resources for historical, family research


March 7, 2017

Photos by Scott Swanson GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY President Teresa Riper, left, and Treasurer Terri Lanini look through a copy of a book society members have published, featuring many historic photos and details from Sweet Home’s past.

The Sweet Home Genealogical Society is all about history. Yours.

The society’s library is a treasure trove for genealogical enthusiasts.

“(Our goal is) to be able to provide help to anybody who wants to come in and study genealogy,” said Teresa Riper, president. “It’s a quiet place, and if you have questions we are always available to help.”

The library, at 1223 Kalmia St., offers vast resources for family history research, including Sweet Home phone books from various decades, Sweet Home High School yearbooks dating back to the 1940s, and school records from local schools da...

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