JANUARY 24, 2013
SCANNING, ORGANIZING AND EMAILING DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOS
Speaker: Larry Pepper, owner of Pepper Photography, will share insight on creation
and distribution of digital imagery.
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
RESEARCHING YOUR CHICAGO ANCESTORS
Speaker: Steve Szabados, author and genealogy columnist, will discuss strategies
for accessing family history in the City of Chicago.
MARCH 28, 2013
THE GENEALOGY CLOUD: WHICH ONLINE STORAGE PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
A LIVE WEBINAR PRESENTATION
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee, specialist in the use of technology to improve genealogical
research, will present a review of online storage concepts useful in maintaining
and / or sharing your family history research.
APRIL 25, 2013
AN ARCHIVIST’S NOTEBOOK: WHO WILL LOOK AT YOUR GENEALOGICAL COLLECTION
Speaker: Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana, author of blogsite The Last Leaf on This Branch,
will offer ideas on how your genealogy work may or can be considered by future generations.
MAY 23, 2013
COBBLER, TAILOR, TRUNKMAKER: HOW MY GRANDPAPPIES MADE A LIVING
Speakers: Ginger Frere, Newberry Library Genealogy and Local History reference librarian,
will present an interesting and entertaining perspective on the occupations held
by many of our ancestors.
JUNE 27, 2013
SKELETONS IN OUR CLOSET: RESEARCHING A FAMILY SCANDAL
Speaker: Robin Seidenberg, specialist in the use of newspapers, will reveal how
to research the reluctantly shared or “whispered” family story.
JULY 25, 2013
MEMBER EVENT: KANE COUNTY LAND RECORDS
Speaker: David King and Sandy Wegman. This is a KCGS members only event.
AUGUST 22, 2013
“IF WE BUILD IT, YOU WILL COME”
Speaker: Robert Winder, Aurora Public Library, will discuss with and solicit ideas
from attendees regarding the future concepts for the genealogy and local history
section of the library.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
NATURALIZATION - BEGINNING OF YOUR US FAMILY HERITAGE
Speaker: Steve SzabadosSpeaker:
OCTOBER 24, 2013
SHARING YOUR HISTORY: DISCUSSION ON INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION
Attendees will be invited to present the various means in which they share their
research. All are encouraged to bring examples of materials or activities regarding
DECEMBER 5, 2013
HOLIDAY SOCIAL / YEAR IN REVIEW
Meeting schedule is subject to change without notice.