Tag Archives: Genealogy

Dallas Public Library Named in “Top 10” for Genealogy Research

The Dallas Public Library has been selected by Family Tree Magazine as one of the Top 10 Public Libraries in the United States for genealogy research.  “Many public libraries now have dedicated genealogy or local history collections, making them an … Continue reading

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DGS Members at this years TSGS Conference

Several DGS members are going to be active participants at this years Texas State Genealogical Society Annual Conference… very active! Sandra Crowley (VP) will be leading the “Partner Society Sharing Session” Tony Hanson (Webmaster) will be presenting a session titled … Continue reading

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Dallas Public Library Research Assistance

The Dallas Public Library offers a limited reference service through the US mail. They charges a $10.00 nonrefundable research fee that entitles you to 30 minutes of staff time and up to 2 photocopies (additional photocopies are $1.00/page). They will also provide copies … Continue reading

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Ancestry Day in Knoxville

On the last day of the FGS (Saturday) Ancestry.com sponsored a Ancestry Day open to the public. Approximately 600 people showed up (FGS attendance was reported to be slightly more than 1000) to attend four one hour sessions on topics … Continue reading

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Web Technology

Several of the presentations I attended were made by Amy Johnson Crow, who is the webmaster for the FGS (URL: http://www.fgs.org/2010conference/index.php ). Don’t worry, I am NOT going to try to regurgitate all of the material that was covered. But as … Continue reading

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Saving Our Society

Hello from beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee! Several DGS board members are attending this years Federation of Genealogical Societies conference. I’ll be posting thoughts and observations as time permits and will try to encourage a few of my cohorts to do the … 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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