2009 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 10||Melinda West|| "Some Louisiana Railroad
Hornbook Presentation by Phillip Adderley, "Putting Together Those Darn Footnotes"
|February 14||Terry Peterson|| Black History Month: "My
Genealogy and My Beginning"
Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christian : "Kinship Groups"
|March 14||Marilyn Christian and Glenda Bernard|| "Finding Wenceslaus Votlucka
– A Bohemian Immigrant? (Harry Lazarus’ Brick Wall
|March 15|| Dr Brian Trainor and Fintan
Ulster Historical Foundation
| Irish Genealogy Research Program, jointly
co-sponsored by ALTGA, GENCOM, and FOG.
Location: Hamilton-South Branch Library. 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm
|April 4|| Phil Adderley, Glenda
Anne Wise, Reed Mathews.
| Beginner Genealogy Class:
Location: Broadmoor Branch Library, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30
Phil Adderley, Glenda Bernard
| "Great Finds"
Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard "Where is that Copy?" ( Based on the book "The Organized Family Historian" by Ann Carter Flemming )
|May 2||Phil Adderley||Intermediate Genealogy Class: Location: Broadmoor Branch Library, 9:30 a. m to 5:00 p.m.|
|May 9||Don Weathersby|| "Early Glimpses of Northwest Louisiana"
Hornbook presentation by Phil Adderley: "Review of Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills"
|June 13||Debra McGinnis Helton|| "Steamboats on the Red"
Hornbook presentation by Glenda Bernard: "The Organized Family Historian" (continuing series).
|July 11||Lora Peppers|| "Colorful Characters of
Hornbook Presentation by Phil Adderley, CG: Topic "How to Cite Family Bibles and Other One-Of-Kind Artifacts"
|August 8||Dr. Buford Suffridge and Lynda Suffridge|| All Day Seminar
(1) Nuts and Bolts of DNA and Genealogy
(2) Civil War Medical Records and More
(3) Researching the Territorial South
(4) Migration Trails
Location: George Pearce Activity Hall at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, La Cost: $35.00 (includes lunch)
|September 12||Susan Hardtner|| "Greenwood Cemetery - Past,
Present and Future"
Hornbook presentation by Phil Adderley, CG, Topic: "How to Cite Books as Footnotes"
|October 10||Reggie Anne Walker-Wyatt (noted author)|| "Jesse James, The Legend vs.
Reality" Additional feature: Jesse James photo display
and Walker-Wyatt book promotion.
Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard: "The Organized Family Historian" (continuing series)
|November 7||Philip Adderley, CG and WWII veteran Mr. Jim Roy|| “Finding Jim’s Mary, a World
War II Sweetheart”
(Note: Jointly hosted by ALTGA, Friends of Genealogy, and GENCOM; Location: Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Capt Shreve Drive: 1pm - 3pm
|November 14||Christine Rivers|| "North Louisiana Catholic Roots"
Hornbook Presentation by Phil Adderley, CG " Indirect Evidence"
|December 12||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.|