Monthly Archives: July 2010

Do You Know Who We Are?

DGS received this photo from a woman in Tennessee who found it among her grandmother’s papers. Written on the back of the photo is: Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Terry Dalas (sic) Texas – To be returned to that family … Continue reading

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Aufmerksamkeit-German Summer Institute

Last week-end DGS held its annual Summer Institute, an in-depth study of German records, resources and repositories for genealogical research.  Our speaker, John Humphrey, is a nationally-recognized authority on German genealogy. Topics included a primer on German history, German language … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Mailing Lists

If you are not familiar with mailing lists, you should be. They are a great way to get your questions in front of some very knowledgeable people. What is a mailing list? It is software that allows you to ‘subscribe’ … Continue reading

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Welcome to an exciting new feature: News and Views

Techies may differentiate between a blog (short for web log) and an online forum, but I am using the terms interchangeably to describe this online discussion and interaction section of DGS’s web site. I envision that this forum/blog will: • … Continue reading

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Hacked Off!

Regular visitors have probably noticed some major changes to the DGS site recently. Those of you who tried to access it in early June know that it wasn’t there at all for a week or so. We were hacked.  What … Continue reading

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Speak Out Now About Proposed Library Budget Cuts!

In 1955, the founders of the Dallas Genealogical Society set out the goals for the society in its charter. Among these was the objective “to assist and support the  Genealogy Section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas, … Continue reading

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Ask The Webmaster

Welcome to the blog portion of the Dallas Genealogical Society web site! This is a new feature for us, so please be patient while we figure out the best way to make this work. The ‘Ask The Webmaster’ thread will be focused … Continue reading

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