Tag Archives: Research

GenealogyBank and Digital Sanborn Maps – New Additions to Dallas Public Library’s Resources

Dallas Public Library has added these two databases of interest to family history researchers to the Databases collection on its web site. GenealogyBank, a resource from NewsBank, Inc. is a database comprised of the following collections: Historical Newspapers (1690 – … 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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New Publication “Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society” to Pay Authors

The Dallas Genealogical Society (DGS) announces the launch of its new scholarly journal, Pegasus: Journal of the Dallas Genealogical Society. This is the first known society journal to pay authors for published material. The first issue will be published in … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Your Family History

DGS will be offering a free ‘Getting Started With Your Family History’ seminar in 3 sessions: Saturday, April 14: Learn the Basics Saturday, April 21: Ancestors in the Census Saturday, April 28: Find New Resources All sessions will be held … Continue reading

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Beard Family Records

DGS recently received the following request for assistance.  Can any of our readers contribute information to the puzzle?  I will forward your responses to her. Many years ago I found an old home about to be demolished. I retrieved many … Continue reading

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Social Media and Genealogy

I posed this question at our November Tech SIG meeting and would like to pursue it further.  So far I have been doing my family history research pretty much as a loner; my immediate family is small and I have … 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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