Organization for the Preservation of Historical and Genealogical Records
1] To preserve and archive old records in their original form
2] To transcribe old records and publish originals to the internet
3] To transcribe original documents for publications & dissemination.
4] To hold seminars and workshops to further the knowledge and training of researchers including the development of genealogical and historical research with microfilm, libraries, courthouses, cemeteries and others sources.
5] To assist young people to increase their knowledge and awareness of genealogical and historical research.
6] To assist other entities, including but not limited to, individuals and government agencies in the preserving and archiving of their old documents to a digital media.
Officers for 2018
President: Patsy Vinson
1st Vice-President/Archivist: Betty Miller
2nd Vice-President/Programs & Publicity: Joan Pappa
Treasurer: Dorothy Williamson
Membership/Secretary: Laverne Wyatt
Appointed Board Members serve as researchers and historians.
Archivists & Historians: Dennis Melton, Joan Pappa, Dorothy Williamson, Betty Miller, Laverne Wyatt, Estelle Shipp (d. 2017) & Patsy Vinson.