Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Bring Your Ancestors Together - At An October Genealogy Event Near You


October Is Washington State Archives Month

Seattle, Washington - Western Washington


October 2007

Wednesday 3 October
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library

Virginia & West Virginia Genealogy - Gary Zimmerman
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

Thursday 4 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

MAC COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP
dBug Resource Center, 9620 Stone Avenue North, Suite 202, Seattle
Meeting 7pm - 9pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Saturday 6 October
Heritage Quest Research Library

HQRL Autumn Quest, Digging in the Trenches Military Records - Jim Johnson, HQRL & Patty McNamee, NARA
Tacoma Elks Club at 1965 S. Union Ave., Tacoma
Seminar 8.15am – 3.30pm
Visit Heritage Quest Research Library for more information.

Saturday 6 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

CANADIAN INTEREST GROUP
Canadian Research Overview

SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 10.15am – 12.15pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Saturday 6 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

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

Saturday 6 October
Seattle Public Library Central Branch

Chinese Exclusion Records at NARA Seattle
Seattle Public Library Central Branch at 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle All-day event - lecture at 1.30pm
Visit the Seattle Public Library for more information.

Monday 8 October
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State

Doing the One-Step in Ancestry.com - Stephanie Weiner
Stroum JCC at 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island
Lecture 7pm. Admission is free for JGSWS members, $5 for nonmembers.
Visit Jewish Genealogical Society for more information.

Monday 8 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

SGS PROGRAM MEETING
A Genealogist on the Road - Dave Ault

SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 7pm – 9pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Tuesday 9 October
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society

On-line Publishing - Christina Goff
Bates Technical College at 1101 South Yakima Avenue, Tacoma
Meeting 7pm
Visit the TPCGS Website for more information.

Wednesday 10 October
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library (FGF)

Church Records - Ida McCormack
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

Wednesday 10 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

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

Thursday 11 October
National Archives - Puget Sound Region

Brick Wall Workshop
NARA at 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
Time 11.30am
Come bring your brown-bag lunch and your "impossible genealogy problem" and our knowledgeable staff will brainstorm possible solutions. FREE to the public.
Visit NARA for more information.

Thursday 11 October
Washington State Historical Society

Book Signing - Discussion: Archaeology in Washington - Ruth Kirk
Washington State Historical Society, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma Signing 12noon
Visit www.northwestmuseum.org/northwestmuseum for more information

Thursday 11 October
South King County Genealogical Society

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

Thursday 11 October
NARA-Seattle

Stump the Archivist
NARA at 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
Time 1.30pm
Visit NARA for more information.

Thursday 11 October
Eastside Genealogical Society

Brick Wall Panel
Bellevue Regional Library at 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue
Meeting starts at 7pm.
Visit Eastside Genealogical Society (EGS) for more information.

Saturday 13 October
Association of Professional Genealogists

Brick Walls Are Part Of The Challenge Of Genealogy - Roundtable Discussion
NARA at 6125 Sand Point Way, Seattle
5th Year Anniversary Celebration starts at 10am.
Visit APG for more information.

Saturday 13 October
NARA-Seattle

Come See What We're Saving for You: at NARA-Seattle
NARA at 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
Tours 10am and 2pm
Visit NARA for more information.

Saturday 13 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP
GenSmarts Genealogical Research Workshop - Dave Ault and Dawn

Lake City Branch SPL, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle
Meeting 10.30am – 12.30pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Saturday 13 October
Washington State Archives

Open Research Time
Washington State Archives at 1129 Washington Street SE, Olympia
Research 9am – 1pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.

Tuesday 16 October
South King County Genealogical Society

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

Wednesday 17 October
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library (FGF)

Cemeteries On-Line - David Ault
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

Wednesday 17 October
University of Washington

Seattle Area Archives Fair
University of Washington Suzzallo Library Espresso (Room 101)
The fair will include exhibits and personnel from the UW Libraries' Special Collections, the Museum of History and Industry, King County Archives, Seattle Municipal Archives, Seattle Public Schools, Seattle Area Archivists, National Archives and Records Administration, the Puget Sound branch of the Washington State Archives, and the UW's Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists.
Fair 10am – 4pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.

Wednesday 17 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

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

Saturday 20 October
Heritage Quest Research Library

German Research - Frank Weihs
Heritage Quest Library at 909 Main Street, Suite 5
Sumner
Class runs from 9am to 11am. Admission is $10.
Visit Heritage Quest Research Library for more information.

Saturday 20 October
South King County Genealogical Society

From Seattle to the Klondike Gold Rush - Ruth Kerr
First Baptist Church of Kent at 11420 SE 248th St., Kent
Meeting 9.30am
Visit the SKCGS Website for more information.

Saturday 20 October
Washington State Archives

How to Research Your Historic House
Washington State Archives at 1129 Washington Street SE, Olympia Presentation 10am and 11am. (two presentations)
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.

Saturday 20 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

IRISH INTEREST GROUP
SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 10.15am – 12.15pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Saturday 20 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

GERMAN INTEREST GROUP
SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 1pm – 3pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Monday 22 October
South King County Genealogical Society

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

Monday 22 October
Central Washington University

Your Personal Past: A Scrapbook, Print & Digital Photo Preservation Workshop
Hal Holmes Center at 209 N Ruby St., Ellensburg
Workshop 7pm – 9pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.
Or call Mari Knirck, 509-963-1642, or email knirckm@cwu.edu.

Wednesday 24 October
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library (FGF)

Washington State Genealogy Research - Gary Zimmerman
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

Thursday 25 October
Washington State Digital Archives

FREE Basics of Archives Workshop
Washington State Digital Archives at 960 Washington Street, Cheney
Workshop 9am – 4pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.

Thursday 25 October
Seattle Public Library

Resources at the National Archives
Seattle Public Library Central Branch at 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle
Seminar 11am as part of all-day seminar
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.

Thursday 25 October
King County Archives

Open House
King County Archives at 1215 E. Fir Street (between 12th and 13th Avenues, one block north of E. Yesler Way)
Open House 12noon to 3.00pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.
Or call 206-296-1538, or email archives@kingcounty.gov

Saturday 27 October
Western Washington University

Open house at the Goltz-Murray Archives Building
WWU at 808 25th Street (corner of 25th and Bill McDonald), Bellingham, Bellingham
Learn about the archival resources and treasures at the Washington State Archives: Northwest Region Branch, the WWU Archives & Records Center, and the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. Everyone is welcome to enjoy light refreshments and informal tours. Limited parking is available in Lot 33G.
Open House is 10am – 2pm
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.
Call 360-650-3125, or email state.archives@wwu.edu

Saturday 27 October
Washington State Archives

Hands on History: South Puget Sound Community College Project, Fatal Accident Cards
Washington State Archives at 1129 Washington Street SE, Olympia
Workshop starts at 10 am
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information or email jbaga@secstate.wa.gov.

Saturday 27 October
Washington State Archives

Maps as a Resource for Genealogy Research
Washington State Archives at 1129 Washington Street SE, Olympia
Workshop starts at 10 am
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information or email jbaga@secstate.wa.gov.

Saturday 27 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

STATE FOCUS GROUP: WASHINGTON
WA Resource Book

SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 1pm – 3pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Sunday 28 October
Seattle Genealogical Society

STATE FOCUS GROUP: NORTH CAROLINA
Form - Research Problems

SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 1pm – 3pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Monday October 29
Washington State Archives Puget Sound Region Branch

Basics of Archives Workshop - FULL
Workshop 9am – 4pm. Free Workshop.
WSA at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, MS-N100, Bellevue
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.
Note: More lectures may be added.

Tuesday October 30
Washington State Archives Puget Sound Region Branch

Basics of Archives Workshop - FULL
Workshop 9am – 4pm. Free Workshop.
WSA at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, MS-N100, Bellevue
Visit Washington State Archives Month for more information.
Note: More lectures may be added.

Wednesday 31 October
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library (FGF)

Preserving Documents and Photographs - Sarah Nelson
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

NOVEMBER 2007

Thursday 1 November
Seattle Genealogical Society

MAC COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP
dBug Resource Center, 9620 Stone Avenue North, Suite 202, Seattle
Meeting 7pm - 9pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Thursday 1 November
South King County Genealogical Society

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

Saturday 3 November
Seattle Genealogical Society

CANADIAN INTEREST GROUP
Canadian Research Overview - II"

SGS Library at 6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101, Seattle
Meeting 10.15am – 12.15pm
Visit the SGS Website for more information.

Wednesday 7 November
Fiske Genealogical Foundation and Library (FGF)

Military Records: War of 1812 - Karl Kumm
Fiske Library at 1644 43RD Ave E, Seattle
Class runs from 10am to 12noon. Admission is $5.
Visit Fiske Library for more information.

Wednesday 7 November
Seattle Genealogical Society

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

Saturday 10 November
Heritage Quest Research Library

More hidden treasures at HQRL - Jeanine
Heritage Quest Library at 909 Main Street, Suite 5
Sumner
Class runs from 9am to 11am. Admission is free.
Visit Heritage Quest Research Library for more information.

Monday 10 November
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State

Creative Ways to Share and Preserve Your Family History - Steven P. Schwartz
Stroum JCC at 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island
Lecture 7pm. Admission is free for JGSWS members, $5 for nonmembers.
Visit Jewish Genealogical Society for more information.

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