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Genealogical Seminar

Presented by

Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association

Saturday August 13, 2016


Diane L. Giannini, CGSM

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Diane Giannini


Diane L. Giannini,CGSM is a board certified genealogist, contributing author, and lecturer, currently residing in Bentonville, Arkansas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Ohio. She is owner of the research firm - Ancestry Sleuths. She has served as a board member for the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society and the Association of Professional Genealogists. Ms. Giannini also served as President of the Charles County Maryland Genealogical Society and the Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society. She regularly lectures to genealogists at local and national venues.


Seminar Location

Broadmoor United Methodist Church – Pearce Activity Hall

3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, La
(Parking lot is on east side on Albany Ave)

Schedule and Topics

8:00am Doors Open - Registration
8:50am Opening Remarks / Introduction
9:00am Confirming Family Stories Using Special Collections
(Finding documents in these collections)
10:35am I Have Found a Document Now What?
(Analysis of documents and ideas to move research forward)
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Mapping Your Genealogy
(Tracing Ancestors From Place to Place)
2:30pm Finding the Impossible
(Case Study of the Lost Courthouse -Importance of collaborating with others)


Plus Barnes & Noble Bookfair (featuring a special selection of genealogy and history books)


Cost of Seminar - - - $40.00 - - - Includes lunch if registration received by August 11, 2016

Seating limit: 75 - For information call Jim Johnson (318) 746-1851 or Email



Seminar Map

Broadmoor United Methodist Church - 3715 Youree Dr., Shreveport

If traveling I-20, take exit 19A south on LA 1 (Market St becomes Youree Dr) - distance 3.4 miles Then at north end of church, turn left onto Anniston Ave, and go one block. (Note:  Parking/entrance is on east side of church on Albany Ave)