Monthly Archives: January 2011

Federation of Genealogical Societies

I recently joined the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) for my business.  FGS is hosting a conference September 7 – 10, 2011, in Springfield, IL. Registration has not opened but the listing of programs has been posted. I haven’t had a chance to fully explore the list but by quick glance I think I will […]

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2011 Genealogy Goals

I was reading Amy Coffin’s We Tree blog and her post about genealogy goals. She encourages us all to copy her and set our own personal goals. The three areas in which she set goals are: One research goal One organizational goal One writing goal One research goal: To conduct whatever new research is necessary […]

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Bohemian & Austrian Crystal discussion

The Czech and Slovak American Genealogical Society of Illinois is hosting their next quarterly meeting on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Debbie Truitt will speak about the art form of Bohemian and Austrian Crystal. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own pieces to share. The meeting will be held at the 1st. Presbyterian […]

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National Archives Chicago Workshops

The National Archives Chicago Branch will be offering two workshops in the late Spring. Telling Your Family Story on Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  The class fee is $10 payable at the door. Staff from How History Works, Inc., will present Telling Your Family Story providing tips and tricks to […]

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Fountaindale Public Library Conference

I will be presenting in April 2011 (exact date still being finalized) at the Bolingbrook, IL, library. They will be moving to a new building before the conference so the date is still being determined due to construction timelines. I will be presenting on “Ways to Visualize Your Genealogical Data.” Stay tuned for more information.

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Newberry Library Course Offerings Winter 2011

The Newberry Library in Chicago, is offering a Fundamentals of Genealogy: Basics for Everyone on Saturdays, March 12 – March 26. Six-session rate: $195.  For Associates of the Newberry, seniors, and students: $170.  Individual prices vary for each course offered.  Course descriptions can be found following on the Newberry’s web page. The courses are: Research […]

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