2016 Newsletters

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    • Friday November 18, 2016: Research At The National Archives: A Primer by Andrew Shaner
    • Holiday Party Details
    • Living Family Research
    • Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
    • The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy
    • Map to Holiday Party


    • Friday, October 28, 2016: Genealogy To Go by Fidel G. Ramirez
    • Cemetery Reseach
    • Sanborn Maps
    • Genealogical Novels


    • Friday, September 30, 2016: Digging Up Clues In The Cemetery by Kathleen Shanahan Maca
    • Recap of Annual Show & Tell
    • Digital Collection of American Jewish History
    • LDS Free databases
    • Recap of July program
    • October Family History Month Programming
    • Free Annual Genealogy Lock-in


    • Friday, August 26, 2016: Annual Show & Tell with BBQ Potluck Dinner
    • TxSGS Writing Awards Submission
    • BAGS News
    • Free Roots Tech Day


    • Friday, July 29, 2016: My Enlightening Experience on the Genealogy Roadshow by Helen Mooty
    • Colonial America Resource
    • Details for Joshua Taylor Symposium
    • New England Research
    • Orphan Trains


    • Friday, June 24, 2016: Digital Public Library of America: Another Tool for Family Historians by Bill Buckner
    • Resources and tips provided by the Genealogy Roadshow
    • Education Corner and Members Help Session research notes
    • Local Events, Co-hosting Joshua Taylor Symposium


  • Friday, May 20, 2016: Finding German Ancestors presented by Kevin Klaus
  • Resources at State Archives
  • Free access to Texas record groups in Ancestry.com through the Texas State Library Archives
  • Joshua Taylor Symposium


    • Friday, April 29, 2016: Texas Regional Historic Resource Depository System by Alana Inman, Manager of the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, TX
    • Cemetery Apps
    • Education Corner: Topics discussed at last Members Helping Members Session
    • Welcome New member, Treasurer’s Report
    • Local Genealogy Events


    • Friday, March 18, 2016: Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers by Kim Zrubek & Society Book Swap
    • New members, By-law change adopted, Treasurer’s Report
    • Members Helping Members Sessions – New location and dates
    • Online resources recommended by Texas State Genealogical Society and Clayton Library


    • Friday, February 26, 2016: Potluck Dinner & Program on Adoption: Searching For Clues by Melissa Hayes
    • New members, Remembrances, and Thank You to volunteers and supporters,
    • Bylaw Proposed Change, New project ideas, I Can Help Want Ads
    • RootsTech 2016, Bernice Bennett radio program, SSA Applications, Archived Newsreels, and January Program Recap


    • Friday, January 29, 2016: Modern Military Research: How To Find Your 20th Century Military Relative
    • New members and new committee chairpersons/members
    • BAGS Display at Freeman Memorial Library
    • I Can Help Want Ads
    • Education Corner and Treasurer Report

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