The Civil Codes that Czechs and Slovaks had to live with and why it matters for genealogy, presented by Kate Vasicek Challis. From 1811 all the way through the 1950s, marriages in the Czech and Slovak lands were managed by the Civil Code of Austria (the Allgemeines bürgerliches Gesetzbuch). Learn how this document affected the…

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The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety…

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Learn how American & British aid helped a newly formed nation from 1919 to 1922. Personalities and Projects – Obstacles faced by the American Relief Administration as told by Lincoln Hutchinson, the agency’s manager in Prague. An Angel of Mercy – How the leadership of Britain’s Lady Muriel Paget made a difference in Slovak villages…

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The Topeka Genealogical Society is very excited to present the first annual Heartland Family History Conference! Although we have been successfully hosting annual genealogy conferences for nearly 50 years, our 2020 Conference will be a landmark event. We are expanding the scope to a larger regional event, with programming that reflects the rich history and…

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NHSOG’s featured speaker will be Janeen Bjork. Janeen has combined 30 years of experience as a television researcher and presenter, editor and educator, with her love of family history. Her methodology for locating hard-to-find newspaper articles was developed after finding 130 varied accounts of one 1894 murder-suicide. She will include the history/evolution of significant New…

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Keynote Speaker: Blaine Bettinger PhD, JD The Genetic Genealogist • 24 total sessions • Program Book with Syllabus • Vendors on-site • Access to SC Archives The 2019 SCGS will feature the Following Speakers Katherine Bolt Borges Jan Alpert Lisa Lisson Anita Finger Smith Dr. Walter Curry Natonne Elaine Kemp Brent Holcomb Durant Ashmore John…

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Join Us As We Celebrate Our 25th Annual Fall Conference! Jill Morelli, Certified Genealogist will be the featured speaker at the 25th Annual Fall Conference. The one-hour interactive lecture topics will be: Road Trip!: Exploring Midwest Repositories; Family Search: The Other 70 %; Finding Our Women: 25+ Places to Find a Surname and I Got…

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Pat Stamm, webinar, free, FGS

  The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the September 2018 webinar, “Using Classes and Research Trips to Expand Your Membership,” presented by Pat Stamm, a long-time leader in genealogy education. Societies are always looking for ways to expand their membership. One of the best ways is to offer benefits. Two potential…

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The September 2017 FGS webinar will feature Laurie Hermance-Moore, who will present “Borrowing Corporate Strategy Techniques for Your Society.“ The webinar will address a variety of paths for a society to utilize the techniques of the corporate world. Many societies are at a crossroads: new competition from online genealogy sites and webinars, dwindling membership, and…

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