2010 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 9||Jim and Esther Jones|| "A Look at 19th Century Arkansas though the Eyes of
the Goodwin Family Ledgers"
Hornbook presentation by Glenda Bernard "Defining Some Commonly Used Genealogy Terms"
|February 13||Beatrice Washington|| Black History Month - "My
Family & Times Past"
Hornbook Presentation by Phil Adderley “Merging Historical and Genealogical Research: Rev. John Henry Scott and East Carroll Parish.”
|March 13||Judy Sneed|| "Some Myths about Caddo
Lake" Optional self guided museum tour.
NOTE: This event will be at the Oil and Gas Museum, 200 South Land Ave, Oil City, La
Directions to the Museum: From Shreveport, take North Market/Hwy 1 north about 20 miles to Oil City. Take right at Savage St. Museum is at corner of Savage St. and Land Ave. Program begins at 1:00pm
|April 10||Jeff Girard, Regional Archaeologist|| "Caddo Indians of Northwest
|May 8||Reed Mathews||"1940 U.S. Census"|
|May 15||Philip Adderley, CGSM; Reed Mathews; Jim Johnson|| Beginning Genealogy Class: Location: Broadmoor
Branch Library, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
|May 22|| Moderator: Philip Adderley, CGSM
plus panel of genealogy researchers
| “Becoming a Good Genealogist or Family
An At-Large Q&A Panel Discussion.
Location: Broadmoor Branch Library, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
|June 12||Pam Carter Carlisle, Bossier History Center Outreach Specialist and Historian|| "Homemade and Homeraised in
Bossier Parish - 1910’s-1960’s"
Hornbook presentation by Philip Adderley, CGSM : "Lessons from Helen and Her North Carolina Pearls of Wisdom”
|July 10||Don Weathersby|| "Peter Youree and his Impact On Shreveport and
Hornbook presentation by Marilyn Christian: “Our DNA Dilemma”
|August 14||John Sellers, "Noted Genealogist and Lecturer|| "All day seminar:
(1) "What's Hidden In Courthouse Records"
(2) "Learning where Your Ancestors Played, Prayed, Lived and Died",
(3) "History's Role in Your Genealogical Pursuits",
(4) "What do You Mean it (courthouse) Burned?"
Location: George Pearce Activity Hall at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Cost $35 (includes lunch).
|September 11||Ernie Roberson, Caddo Parish Registrar of Voters, and Historian|| "Lost Shreveport"
Presentation plus Book Promotion/Sales
|October 3||Philip Adderley, CGSM|| "Climbing your Family Tree"
Broadmoor Genealogy Department Commemorates October as Family History Month Time: 2:00-3:30 pm.
Note: Location is the Broadmoor Branch Library at 1212 Capt Shreve Drive in Shreveport
|October 9||Ann Middleton, Director of Bossier History Center||"Bossier in Slices", A Historical Review|
|November 13||Philip Adderley, CGSM||“Forensic Handwriting Identification for Genealogical and Historical Researchers.”|
|December 11|| Annual Meeting/ Election of
Board Members/ Christmas Luncheon.
Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard - "Genealogical Sea Puddings and Other 2010 Delights"
"Comedy Skit featuring Raymon Owens"
|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.|