Tag Archives: Genealogy

DGS Summer Symposium Features John Philip Colletta

The Dallas Genealogical Society is excited to announce that nationally-known genealogy and family history speaker Dr. John Philip Colletta will be the featured speaker at our Summer Symposium, to be held July 11-12, 2014 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central … Continue reading

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2013 Fall Lecture will feature D. Joshua Taylor

  Dallas Genealogical Society’s Fall Lecture on Saturday, October 12, features D. Joshua Taylor, a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. Back by popular demand, Josh will show us how to unravel the real story behind family … Continue reading

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Be A Book Hero

I have recently discovered a program on the Dallas Public Library’s web site called Support Your Library – Be A Book Hero. I have donated books to the Genealogy Division in the past, but this approach is different. A person … Continue reading

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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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Dallas Genealogical Society 2013 Spring Lecture

We are very excited to announce that Paula Stuart-Warren, a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher, is the featured speaker at our Spring Lecture to be held on March 16, 2013. Her workshop is titled  “Records, Research & Stories”, … 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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