2008 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 email@example.com
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 11||Glenda Bernard, Marilyn Christian and Philip Adderley||"A Brick Wall Problem: Who were the parents of Ida Van Norris?"|
|February 9||Chandra Lester|| "Conveying my African American Genealogy"
Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christain: "Old Time' Medicine, Remedies, and Cures"
|March 8||Philip Adderley|| "(One of the) Jemison Families of Jackson and
Quachita Parishes, 1845-1870"
Hornbook Presentation: Evidence Analysis Research Flow Chart developed by Elizabeth Shown Mills
|April 12|| Mark Armstrong and Claude
|| "A Brief History of Potter's
Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard: "Preserving an Old Family Bible"
|May 10||Phillip Adderley|| "The Law and Genealogy"
Hornbook Presentation by Phillip Adderley: "Using Compiled Louisiana Civil Codes."
|May 17||ALTGA Staff||Beginner's Genealogy Class|
|June 14||Marilyn Christian||"Yellow Fever Epidemics"|
|July 12||Glenda Bernard||Louisiana State Archives and it's new online offering, plus a review of Judy Riffel's book regarding holdings at the Archives."|
|August 9||Lloyd Bockstruck|| All Day Seminar:
(1) Virginia: Where the British Empire Began;
(2) Migrations Across the South;
(3) The Scots-Irish in Colonial America;
(4) How to Find the Maiden Names of Females.
Location: Broadmoor Methodist Church (George Pearce Activity Hall), 3715 Youree Dr, Shreveport).
Cost: $30 if registered before August 7, 2008.
|September 13||Charles Phillips|| "Restoration of Old
Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christian: "Should I Tell?"
|October 11||Linda Weaver Clarke|| "Family Legacy Writing
Note: Location will be at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Capt Shreve Dr, Shreveport.
Hornbook Presentation by Phil Adderley: “Negative & Exclusionary Evidence – What They Are and How to Use Them"
|November 8||Hines S. Vaughan|| "Preservation of Historic Oakland Cemetery"
Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard : "Courthouse Research"
|December 13||Annual Meeting/Election of Board Members/ Christmas Party|
|Note: Monthly meetings are held 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.|