Tuesday, April 5, 2011

PROGRAMS APRIL-NOVEMBER 2011

Here's the latest list of upcoming programs we'll be doing at various locations. All are sponsored or co-sponsored by St. Louis Public Library. All are free and open to the public. Please note that locations vary.

Sat, Apr 9, 10 AM-Noon--Dirty Rebs & Damn Yankees: Researching Civil War Ancestors. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on our Civil War soldier ancestors. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, Apr 21, 7 PM-8:30 PM—So Proudly They Served: Researching Career Military and Veterans. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on ancestors who served in the American military (Revolutionary War to the present). Waterloo (IL) Public Library, 215 Park Street, Waterloo, IL 62298. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

Sat, May 28, 10 AM-Noon-- Minie Balls, Breastworks, & Bayonets: Civil War Weapons, Strategy, & Tactics. Meeting Room 1. Join us as we learn how rapid changes in technology slowly resulted in big changes in military tactics during the Civil War. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, Jul 21, 10 AM-Noon-- Missouri 24/7: Researching Show-Me State Ancestors on the Internet. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses Internet sources of info on our Missouri ancestors. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, Aug 18, 10 AM-Noon- Getting the Most From the National Archives (US). Join us as Tom Pearson gives us a virtual tour of the incredible number of records and finding aids available to the genealogist on the National Archives (US) website. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, October 20, 10 AM-Noon— The Second War of American Independence: Researching War of 1812 Ancestors. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses book, manuscript, and Internet sources of information about War of 1812 ancestors. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Sat, Nov 19, 10 AM-Noon-- Squeezing Your Sources: Getting All the Info You Can From Military Service and Pension Records. Join us as Tom Pearson describes ways to extract all the info that you possibly can from compiled military service records and pension records. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

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