Monday, September 3, 2007

Bring Your Family Together - At A Genealogy Event Near You


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Seattle, Washington - Western Washington

September 2007

Tuesday 4 September
South King County Genealogical Society

Board Meeting
Greater Kent Historical Society (Bereiter House) at 855 E Smith Street, Kent
Meeting from 7pm - 9pm
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Wednesday 5 September
South King County Genealogical Society

Out to Lunch Bunch
Mitzels at 22244 8th So., Kent
Lunch 1:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to join this group.
For additional information please check the WA-SKGS-L mailing list.
Please e-mail jeanfish@netsplash.com or call Jean Fisher at 425-413-6953 if have any questions.
Please let Betty Jasbec know if you plan to come. We need to let the restaurant know how many to plan for. E-mail blj938@aol.com or call Betty at 253-631-0640.
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Thursday 6 September
South King County Genealogical Society

The Legacy Users Group
Church of Latter-Day Saints at 24419-94th Ave. So., Kent
Meeting from 10.30am - 12 noon
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Saturday 8 September
NARA

Finding Hidden Clues in Your Family Photographs
NARA-Pacific Alaska Region at 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
Bring your own photos with you and learn to analyze them for historical, family and other research purposes. There will also be a section on finding family photos published online.
Class runs from 10am to 12.30pm. Admission is $10.
Visit NARA's Pacific Alaska Region for more information.

Saturday 8 September
Seattle Genealogical Society

Lake City Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle
COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP - TBA.
The CIG meets in the conference room at the north end of the library, which is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available in their underground garage or on the street.
Meeting is 10.30am – 12.30pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Saturday 8 September
NARA

Citing Primary Sources
NARA-Pacific Alaska Region at 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
An overview of ways to record sources, why you need to document and a presentation of the best manuals and articles online. Additionally, some of the problems in documentation will be presented with possible solutions.
Class runs from 1.30pm to 4pm. Admission is $10.
Visit NARA's Pacific Alaska Region for more information.

Monday September 10
Jewish Genealogical Society

Understanding and Preserving Your Old Photos - Nicolette Bromberg
Stroum JCC at 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island
Who is that bearded man? When was this picture taken? We all encounter similar questions when we look at undocumented photos. Come join us as Nicolette teaches us how to date photographs by understanding historical formats, as well as learning about photographed clothing and backgrounds, the photographers and photographer stamps. She will also share the best way to preserve, care for and store photos. You will also be introduced to the Washington State Jewish Archives Photograph Collections Database at db.lib.washington.edu/wsja/, which contains more than 4000 photographs relating to the Jewish communities in Washington State.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Nicolette Bromberg is Visual Materials Curator for the University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, where she is in charge of historical photographs, films, architectural drawings, and the visual materials for the Washington State Jewish Historical Society. Her extensive professional background includes many years as photo-archivist at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Kansas. She holds an MA and MFA in photography.
Brick Walls Q&A: 7:00-7:30 pm
Do you have a research question or a success story to share? Bring it to the meeting. You will have an opportunity prior to the lecture to get fresh ideas or solve your problem! We are here to help you with your research.JGSWS library materials will be available for your research before and after the presentation.
Lecture 7pm. Admission is free for JGSWS members, $5 for nonmembers.
Visit Jewish Genealogical Society for more information.

Monday 10 September
Seattle Genealogical Society

SGS PROGRAM MEETING - Location to be announced.
SGS is pleased to present Friedrich Wragge from Reinbek near Hamburg, Germany. He will give a Power Point presentation (in English) on the Ortfamilienbuch (OFB) Berne, this is the family lineage book of a church community. The dates of entries in the birth, marriage and death registers of the church books spans a time period form 1641/1659 to 1900. These Berne books contain 2596 pages and lists 15459 families and 44029 persons. If you have any German ancestry this will be your opportunity to learn about a wonderful resource for genealogical information. All are welcome.
Meeting is 7pm – 9pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Monday 12 September
Seattle Genealogical Society

STATE FOCUS GROUP: MARYLAND
SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 1pm - 3pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Monday 12 September
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society

Annual Show and Tell ~ Genealogical Discoveries This Summer
Olympic Room - Tacoma Public Library at 1102 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma
Meeting 6.45pm - 8.30pm. Social "cookies & coffee" time which begins at 6.30pm
Visit the TPCGS Website for more information.

Thursday 13 September
South King County Genealogical Society

TMG Users Group
Algona-Pacific Library at 255 Ellingson Rd, Pacific
Meeting from 1pm - 3pm
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Thursday 13 September
South King County Genealogical Society

General Meeting
First Baptist Church of Kent at 11420 SE 248th St, Kent
Meeting topic: "Sharing" In this open forum meeting members are invited to share their summer experiences.
Meeting 9.30am - 12noon. Coffee & cookies at 9.30am meeting at 10am
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Saturday 15 September
Heritage Quest Research Library

Passage Express - Jim Johnson
Heritage Quest Library at 909 Main Street, Suite 5
Sumner, WA 98390.
Class runs from 9am to 11am. Admission is $10.
Visit Heritage Quest Research Library for more information.

Tuesday 18 September
South King County Genealogical Society

Computer Interest Group.
Auburn Library at 1102 Auburn Way S., Auburn
Meeting 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Note SUMMER meeting.
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Monday 24 September
South King County Genealogical Society

Heritage Photo Interest Group
Auburn Fire Department at 1101 D St NE, Auburn
Meeting 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Everyone welcome to join us
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Saturday 29 September
Seattle Genealogical Society

2007 SGS FALL SEMINAR - "Henry Z. 'Hank' Jones"
Lake City Elks Club, 14540 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park, Washington.
$40 ($50 SGS nonmembers - extra $10 applicable to membership)
More information and a printable registration form here.
Lecture 8.15am - 4.30pm

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