You will be amazed at how much you will learn about your ancestor(s) in the process of writing your story, so you can't lose by participating!
Get a copy of the flyer and entry form for more details about the contest requirements.
To learn more about how to write for the contest, read these articles:
Submissions are due: November 1, 2012 to March 1, 2013
If you have questions after reading the flyer and entry form and article, contact Peggy Baldwin at email@example.com or 503-916-9410.
1st - Judith Beaman Scott, “A Clash of Conviction in North Carolina”
2nd - Bonnie Randolph, “Frank Hemsworth: a Tenuous Stand for Law and Order in Portland”
3rd - Cynthia M B Drayer, “My Father, the Dove”
1st - Bonnie LaDoe, “The Wife of Old Phil Upton”
2nd - Bonnie Randolph, “George T Ledford, Meandering Through Oregon Pioneer History”
3rd - Steve Turner, “A Journey Backward to Journey Forth: Buried Treasure in Manuscript Collections”
1st - Bonnie LaDoe, “Collision on Altoona’s ‘Front Porch’”
2nd - Susan Saul, “The Woman Behind the Veil”
3rd - Mickie Sieracki, “Ysidora’s Gift”
1st - Mickey Bennett Sieriacki,"Standing for Her"
2nd - Alene Reaugh, "They Called Me Sarge"
3rd - Ruth McKendry, "The Two Wars of Elijah McKendry"
1st - Judith Scott, "To Mingo We Come Creeping: The Redneck War on Blair Mountain"
2nd - Stephen Hanks, "Wish I Could Have Met Great-Uncles Clifford & James"
3rd - Bonnie LaDoe, "While She Could Stand"
1st - Peggy Baldwin, "A Legacy Beyond the Generations"
1st - Matthew Porter, "Family Skeletons and Buried Treasure"
2nd - Harvey Steele, "That Is Not Something That You Need to Know"
3rd - Patricia S. Burling, "Johnny McKern - Lost in the Shuffle"