Tag Archives: Genealogy

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

Posted in Digitization, News & Views, Records | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Dallas Public Library, News & Views, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Global Family Reunion Party

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

Posted in Seminars and Symposiums | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Summer Symposium – Researching in Texas

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

Posted in News & Views, Writing Contest | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on DGS 2015 Writing Contest

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

Posted in Seminars | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Genealogy and the Law

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

Posted in Seminars, Seminars and Symposiums | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on DGS Summer Symposium Features John Philip Colletta

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

Posted in News & Views, Seminars | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 2013 Fall Lecture will feature D. Joshua Taylor

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

Posted in News & Views | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Be A Book Hero

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

Posted in News & Views | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Dallas Public Library Named in “Top 10” for Genealogy Research

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

Posted in News & Views, Seminars | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Dallas Genealogical Society 2013 Spring Lecture