Author Archives: Carolyn Davis

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project

To help bring thousands of records to light, the Freedmen’s Bureau Project was created as a set of partnerships between FamilySearch International and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, … Continue reading

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MacGen Reunion Group

The MacGen Reunion SIG’s June meeting will be this Saturday, the 13th. We will meet on the 8th floor of the Central Library in downtown at 1pm. Barbara Ware will present an overview of iBooks Author, a Macintosh app, which … Continue reading

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Global Family Reunion Party

The Dallas Public Library’s Genealogy Division on the 8th floor of the Central Library downtown will host a Global Family Reunion Party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday June 6, featuring live streaming video from New York with historian Henry … Continue reading

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Summer Symposium – Researching in Texas

The Dallas Genealogical Society is excited to announce that genealogy and historical researcher, consultant, and lecturer Teri E. Flack will be the featured speaker at our Summer Symposium to be held August 7-8, 2015 at the J.Erik Jonsson Central Library … Continue reading

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Dallas Public Library Renovating 7th Floor

The Texas /Dallas History & Archives Division on the 7th floor will be closed for renovation starting Monday, March 2, 2015. Beginning Monday, April 20th, the division will have a limited selection of Dallas reference materials available on the first … Continue reading

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Dallas Genealogical Society’s 2015 Spring Lecture Focuses on DNA

The Dallas Genealogical Society is excited to announce its Spring Lecture to be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, “Genetic Genealogy Analysis and Tools; a Step Beyond the Beginner Level”. Did your last lecture on DNA leave you with more … Continue reading

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DGS 2015 Writing Contest

The Dallas Genealogical Society is excited to announce that its 2015 Writing Contest is open for entries. This is the third year that the Society has sponsored this contest which comes with cash prizes. The contest is open to both … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Awards Luncheon

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:30am – 2pm J.Erik Jonsson Central Library O’Hara Room, 7th floor 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75201 The Dallas Genealogical Society invites members and their guests to join the Board in honoring this year’s recipients. The … 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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