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Wednesday, October 25
National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Viewers can participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live event on YouTube. All of the session videos and handouts will be available from this web page free of charge. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience.

Are you going to miss the live broadcast? We have you covered! The video broadcasts and the presentation materials will continue to be available after the live event.

9:00 am CDT       Welcoming Remarks
               Archivist of the United States of America David S. Ferriero
 
9:05 am              Taking Care of your Family Heirlooms
                           Training Conservator Katie Smith, National Archives at College Park, MD
 
10:00 am            19th Century Ancestors in Tax Assessment Records
               Archives Technician Elise Fariello, National Archives at Chicago, IL
 
11:00 am             From the Cradle to the Grave: Birth, Childhood, and Death in the National Archives at St. Louis
                           Archivist Daria Labinsky & Archives Technician Cara Moore, National Archives at St. Louis, MO
 
12:00 noon          A is for Archives, B is for Burn File: Accessing Burned Records at the National Archives at St. Louis
                           Preservation Specialist Ashley Cox, National Archives at St. Louis, MO
 
1:00 pm              Locating the Relocated:  Deciphering Electronic Records on Japanese Americans Interned During World War II
                           Archives Specialist John LeGloahec & Archivist Jana Leighton, National Archives at College Park, MD
 
2:00 pm              Beyond the War Relocation Administration: Finding Japanese Relocatees in Other Records
                           Director, Gwen Granados, National Archives at Riverside, CA
 
3:00 pm              Closing Remarks
                           Executive for Research Services Ann Cummings


Sunday, October 29
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Celebrating 50 Years as a Society!  (Special Event)
2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society was formed in the fall of 1967 by several patrons of the Grand Prairie Memorial Library.  The “DAR Patriot Index” was the first book our organization gave to the library, which placed it in a barrister bookcase, for security!  In addition to the materials provided to the library, the Grand Prairie Genealogical Society has sponsored a number of workshops. Besides all the talented speakers GPGS has benefited from our own members who have shared their time, treasures, personal research materials and stories. The annual “Antless” Picnic held every July and the Christmas Potluck Celebration are always fun and a hit with the members.


Tuesday, October 31
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: Cemetery Markers  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Fort Worth Central Library (Downtown) 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Speaker: Diane Dyess
 



Wednesday, November 1
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Digital Footprint  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034
Spreakers: Leta Jones & Pearl Dill


MCGS Meeting: Euless Historical Preservation Committee
Thursday, November 2
MCGS Meeting: Euless Historical Preservation Committee  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
Presenter: Mavy Trigg Wright, Euless Historical Preservation Committee
The focal point of historic preservation in the city of Euless is Heritage Park located at 203 Cullum Drive.
The mission of the Euless Historical Preservation Committee is to preserve and promote an awareness of the historical heritage of the area and to demonstrate how it defines current culture and provides a bridge between yesterday, today and tomorrow. The Committee works to preserve and protect the culture, genealogy, archives, structures and historical treasures of the City
Note:  This month we will meet in the Genealogy & Local History Room.
 


Friday, November 3
National Archives Fort Worth: Flight 19: The Lost Squadron  (Other Society/Organization)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
National Archives Training Room, 1400 John Burgess Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76140
On December 5, 1945, five American torpedo bombers disappeared into the Bermuda Triangle - never to return.  Discover how the National Archives at Fort Worth's archival holdings help to illuminate what happened that day.   All programs are free and open to the public.
Space is limited!  Please send an email to: ftworth.education@nara.gov to reserve a space.


Saturday, November 4
Dallas Genealogical Society: The Importance of Stories in Our Lives  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: Thatcher Freund, a journalist and memoir writer
David will discuss the importance of stories in our lives both to ourselves and to the work we do in researching our family histories, and why it matters so much that we preserve them.


Thursday, November 9
Cedar Hill Genealogical Society: Military Records from the Revolution to World War II  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm
Zula B. Wylie Public Library, 225 Cedar St., Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Presenter: Lela Evans, El Centro College Library
Lela Evans was the genealogy specialist at a public library for 9 years and is currently the head librarian at El Centro College where she also supervises the college’s archives.  Lela has been researching her family for over 30 years and enjoys helping others find and preserve their family history.  She is a member of the Society of Southwest Archivists, Association of Professional Genealogists, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lancaster Genealogical Society.


Monday, November 13
Grapevine Namedroppers: Native American Research  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Leta Goodman


Tuesday, November 14
Arlington Genealogical Society: Family Tree Maker Hidden Features  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
West Arlington Police Service Station, 2060 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013
Speaker: Marilyn Hay, Mid-Cities Genealogical Society