Monthly Archives: August 2014

Backing Up Your Data

The next Technology Special Interest Group meeting will be held on Sept 4 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Hamon room on the 5th floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library (Directions). The topic of this meeting will be … Continue reading

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Writing Your Family History

The Society recently donated 2 copies of 11 books related to writing family history to the Dallas Public Library. A reference copy of each title is shelved near the Reference Desk in the Genealogy Division on the 8th floor. A … Continue reading

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Genealogy and the Law

The DGS Fall Lecture on September 27 features Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist.  Her day-long program is titled Genealogy and the Law-From the Past to the Future. The second of her four presentations that day is “Don’t Forget the Ladies – … Continue reading

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Possible Good News for Library Funding

This was distributed by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library… let your city council representative know if you support this! On Tuesday, August 12, the City Manger will present the FY 2015 Proposed Budget to the City Council. As … Continue reading

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DGS Announces 2014 Writing Contest Winners

The Dallas Genealogical Society has announced the winners of its 2014 Writing Contest.   The husband and wife team of Deborah Harvey and Gary Wood received the $500 first prize for their article “As the Angus Roam.”  It will be featured in a future … Continue reading

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