2013 Calendar of Events
If you would like to be considered as a speaker to give a genealogy or history oriented presentation at one of our monthly events, please contact Jim Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
We strive to offer educational programs that are genealogical or historically oriented. Frequently, in addition to our monthly featured program, we provide a short (usually 15-20 minutes) 'hornbook' session by an Education Committee member that focuses on a genealogy research topic.
|January 12||Shawn Bohannon, LSUS Archivist, Historian|| "Resources for Genealogy Research at LSUS"
Hornbook session presented by Sonya Webb: "Lost and Found."
|February 9||Raegan Stearns, Southern University Archivist||
University's Special Collections and Archival Resources"
Hornbook session presented by Glenda Bernard:
"Yes, Indeed! Courthouse Success"
Location for this event is changed to the Broadmoor Branch Library, due a Mardi Gras event at the Moore Center.
|March 9||Joe Slattery, Genealogist, Historian, Librarian|| "Veterans of the War of 1812 who Lived and Died
in Caddo Parish"
Hornbook session presented by Philip Adderley, Certified Genealogist(SM): “Wildcard Search Strategies: Ancestry.com’s U. S. Census Collection.”
|April 6||Education Committee|| Family History Day at Broadmoor Branch Library
9:30 am-4:00 pm. (Flyer)
9:30am - 12pm: Lecture and Panel Discussion for Beginners
1:30 - 4pm: 1:1 Assistance with your Research in the Genealogy Department (all experience levels)
|April 13||Education Committee|| "Family History Day at Randle T. Moore Center
1:00 - 3:00pm (Flyer)
"Show and/or Tell (of an artifact, special finding, or unique research experience encountered in your genealogical research)"
Philip Adderley, Certified Genealogist(SM)
Pam Carlisle, Local History and Public Outreach Specialist, BPHC
|Family History Assistance Days
9:45 - 11:00 am "Possibly...Probably...Really, What Basic Steps Turn 'Findings' into 'Evidence'?"
11:15 am - 12:00 pm "Discover Genealogical Treasurers at the Bossier Parish Historical Center." Tour of the facility is planned.
Location: Bossier Parish Historical Ctr, 2206 Beckett St, Bossier City
|May 11||Sally Sinor, Director/Archivist||"Masonic Records of the Grand Lodge of Louisiana"
Hornbook session presented by Peggy Suzanne LaCour:
"Indian Princess: Self-Delusion or Real Possibility"
|June 8||Don Weathersby, Historian & Buisnessman||
"Memories and Tales of Shreveport and Bossier
City's Past". Don Weathersby gives a colorful description
of some of the historic movers and shakers that influenced
Hornbook session presented by Philip Adderley, CG:
“Unusual Records & Artifacts: Citing ‘SQUARE BLOCKS’ that do not fit "Round Citation Models"
|July 13||Philip Adderley, CG||“Mary was Bessie’s Grandmother and also her Mother! How Do You Handle Conflicting Evidence?”|
|August 10||John Sellers, Noted Genealogist, Lecturer||All day seminar. Topics:
(1) "Women, That Gender You Can't Do Without in Your Research"
(2) "Researching Your Ancestor's Plot of Dirt: The Adventures of Courthouse Land Research"
(3) "Researching Newspapers in Cyberspace"
(4)"Your Ancestors Own Cousins and Their Value to Your Research"
Location: Pearce Activity Hall at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
Cost $40 (includes lunch). PDF flyer/registration form is printable. If unable to print the flyer, or for more information send an email to email@example.com.
|September 14||Education Committee||TBA|
|October 12||Philip Adderley, CG||“The Ball-Kirkland Brick Wall: Using Indirect Evidence and Y- and Autosomal-DNA Results to Prove a Relationship”|
|November 9||Monica Pels, Curator, Spring Street Historical Museum||"Some History of Greenwood Cemetery"|
|December 14|| Annual Business Meeting/ Election of Board Members/ Christmas Luncheon
Hornbook session presented by the Education Commmittee: "Holiday Hornbook Session
|CG or Certified Genealogist are service marks of the Board
for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified
associates after periodic competency evaluations, and the board name is
registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
Note: Monthly meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Avenue Shreveport Louisiana (Fairfield Avenue at Kings Highway). Other events are located as noted.