Monthly Archives: November 2013

Military Monday – World War II Stories Sought

I received this email from Casa Italia in Stone Park, IL. Please contact the author directly if you wish to participate. I am currently working, with another author, on a book to share the experiences of people who were children or teens during the Second World War. Our book, for middle school and high school […]

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Military Monday – Pritzker Military Library Gala 2013

Saturday evening I volunteered at the Pritzker Military Library‘s 2013 Liberty Gala. The event was held at the Chicago Hilton. It honored veterans past and present, showcased the library’s amazing collection and resources, and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the library. That evening, Vietnam veteran and author Tim O’Brien was awarded the 2013 Pritzker Military […]

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Military Monday – Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day and we honor those who served our country. How will you honor those who fought? Who do you honor? How will I be honoring the day? I’m giving my Finishing the Story lecture at Casa Italia today and will share the stories of Michael Kokoska, WWI; Frankie Winkler, WWII; and Robert […]

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Military Monday – Finishing the Story Lecture November 11

The Casa Italia Genealogy Department will present Finishing the Story as part of our monthly genealogy programming. Tracing the life of a deceased military soldier (Soldier Dead) can be challenging. Through three World War I and World War II case studies, learn about records and resources available to help you write the stories of your […]

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NIGS Offers New Course: Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business

New Course!: Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a new course entitled Business Skills: Creating a Genealogy Business. Written by genealogist and author Jennifer Holik , this course is for anyone who is thinking of taking their genealogy research to the next level. Creating a genealogical business requires […]

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