Author Archives: Tony Hanson

General Meeting Minutes Available

DGS members can view minutes from recent General Meetings in PDF format. Go to Resources, select Members Only and log in.

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Receiving Posts and Comments via RSS

For the benefit of those of you who were not at the November 3 Technology SIG meeting… I announced that it is my hope that we will be able to figure out how to utilize the capabilities of the Blog … Continue reading

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DGS Web Site Recognized by the TSGS

I am very pleased to announce that the DGS web site has been awarded First Place in the 2011 Texas State Genealogical Society’s ‘Partner Society Website Design’ competition. I believe that this is a great tribute to all of the … Continue reading

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November Technology SIG Meeting

The November Technology SIG meeting will be an open discussion loosely focused on the December “Show Your Project” competition. We discuss ideas for projects you might consider and will answer any questions you have on this or any other topic. … Continue reading

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Cemetery Database Update

New records have been added to the DGS Cemetery Database for the following cemeteries: Trinity, Gravel Slough and Kleberg. They can be accessed from the Resources -> Cemeteries page.

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Technology SIG Contest

The December 1 meeting will be a chance for you to show off YOUR project and compete for the $25 Fry’s gift card that will be awarded for the “Best” presentation/project. Here are a few ideas for possible projects (Information … Continue reading

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Dennis Ritchie, father of Unix and C, dies

Dennis Ritchie died last week. While all the world knew and admired Steve Jobs the death of Dennis has gone by largely un-noticed. That should not be. Dennis was part of the small group of visionaries at AT&T Bell labs … Continue reading

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Photo Retouching Guide Available

Sandra Crowley made a fascinating and informative presentation on “Photo Retouching” at the Oct. 6 Technology SIG meeting. She has also provided a 4 page quick reference document for Photoshop Elements users… it is available on the Technology SIG page.

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Learn about Scanners and Scanning

The Dallas Genealogical Society Technology Special Interest Group will be meeting again this week: When: Thursday evening from 6:30 pm to 8:00 Where: Studio room on the 3rd floor of theDallas Public Library This week’s discussion will focus on Scanners … Continue reading

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On-Line Genealogy Book Index

Just heard about a web site that you may want to investgate… Genealogybooklinks.com is an index of freely available digital books of interest to genealogists. I took a quick look and saw many titles of interest, and the document links I … Continue reading

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