2012 Newsletters

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  • No General Meeting this Month
  • In Memoriam
  • U.S. Congressional Record As A Resource?, Ellis Island Closed
  • Holiday Party Pictures


  • Saturday, November 17, 2012 – BAGS Annual Holiday Party
  • BAGS wins TSGS Writing Awards, 1940 Census Information Sources, “It’s A Gusher” Update
  • Clayton Library Lock-in Recap, Ginger Compton Memoriam
  • (Insert) Map to the Party


  • Friday, October 26, 2012 – Cary Hall presents “The 1940 Census”
  • Show & Tell pictures, Clayton Lock-In
  • August & September Program Recaps, BAGS Annual Holiday Party Invitation
  • insert: Clayton Library Lock-In, TSGS Conference Flyer


  • Friday, September 28, 2012 – Charles Gardes presents “It’s A Gusher!”
  • National Park Service’s Resources, Texas State Genealogical Society Conference, Need or Share a Ride to BAGS
  • Records on Unrelated Folks, Help Wanted, Generous Supporters, Membership Update, Five-Generation Charts
  • insert: TSGS Conference Flyer


  • Friday, August 31, 2012 – Annual Show and Tell Potluck Dinner with Archivist Linda Reynolds presenting Basic Preservation of Archival Objects and Materials
  • 1940 U.S. Census – Searching & Correcting
  • Family Memorabilia
  • Membership Renewal Form


  • Friday, July 27, 2012 – Eric Sandifer presents “The Escape and Suicide of John Wilkes Booth”
  • War of 1812 Resources, Hurricane Preparedness
  • August Show & Tell Program Details
  • 1940 US Census News, June Program Recap
  • Extra Quarterlies, Fort Bend Obituraries
  • Membership Renewal Form, Flyer for Seminar by J. Mark Lowe, CG at Clayton Library in August


  • Friday, June 29, 2012 – Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, PhD presents “Winning the West for Women”
  • Online WWII Newsreels
  • Mapping Antique Photos
  • Cluster Genealogy and FGS Radio
  • Online only: BAGS Display at Evelyn Meador Branch Library, Seabrook, TX
  • Flyer for All Day Seminar by J. Mark Lowe, CG Seminar at Clayton Library in August


  • Friday, May 25, 2012 – Melodey Mozeley Hauch presents “The Importance of Cluster Genealogy”
  • The 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Emily Croom’s Program
  • Native Americans in 1940
  • Anniversary Pictures


  • Friday, April 27, 2012 – BAGS 10th Anniversary Celebration and Emily Croom presents “Seeing Is Not Always Believing: Avoiding False Assuptions”
  • BAGS Program Recap and Invitation
  • 1940 U.S. Census Finding and Indexing, Family History Conference
  • BAGS Library Display Pictures


  • Friday, March 30, 2012 – Gay Carter presents “More Than Headlines: Finding and Using Newspapers in Genealogical Research”
  • BAGS Joins 1940 U.S. Census Community Project
  • Family Search Indexing Help


  • Friday, February 24, 2012 – Irene Walters presents “A Nation of Immigrants: U.S. Naturalization and Genealogy”
  • Memoriam
  • National Archives research videos,Black History resources, January program recap
  • National Archives Online Public Access, Magna Carta
  • (insert) Houston Family Search Conference registration and lunch order forms


  • Friday, January 29, 2012 – Thomas Bruce Green III presents “Flags of Texas”
  • FREE Houston Family Search Conference
  • Quick References, Genealogy Playing Cards
  • Ancestry.comTip, Space Shuttle Recordation, Phone Cameras
  • (insert) Houston Family Search Conference registration and lunch order forms

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