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Germanic Genealogical Society of Colorado

Tuesdays, April 1, May 6, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Central Library, Gates Conference Room - Level 5

For more information or membership information contact Maryanne Patterson at maryannepatterson@comcast.net.

 

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado (SGSC)

Saturdays, April 5, May 3, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Central Library
, Training Room - Level 7
**April 5 Location changed to Gates Conference Room - Level 5**
Meetings consist of a short business meeting and a program designed to help you with your Swedish family history research or to explore the Swedish culture, past and present. For more information about the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado, visit http://swedgensoc.org/.

 

Beginning Genealogy by the Colorado Genealogical Society

Saturdays, April 12, May 10, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Central Library, Gates Conference Room - Level 5
Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG
This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:

  • Stacks of Paper: How to Organize
  • Home Sources, Paper, People
  • Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
  • W5 - Be a Detective
  • Beginning Internet Sources
  • Six Major Record Groups

Sponsored by Colorado Genealogical Society

 

Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group

Saturdays, April 12, May 10, 1 - 5 p.m.
Central Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - Level 5

OLTHLRC promotes an interest in and the study of lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and New Mexico, many of whom still have descendants in New Mexico, Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, and Northern New Mexico.
OLTHLRC - Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group

 

W.I.S.E. Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society

Saturdays, April 26, May 17, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Central Library, Meeting Room - Level 7
Scots-Irish Research presented by John Mears
John will discuss the descendants of the Presbyterians from lowland Scotland who settled in Ulster (the northern most province of Ireland) in the 17th century - and subsequently emigrated from there to America.
W.I.S.E. - Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society

 

Colorado Genealogical Society Seminar

Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (checkin-in at 9 a.m.)
Central Library, B2 Conference Room

Judy G. Russell - The Legal Geneologist
Seminar Topics:

  • That First Trip to the Courthouse
  • Property Rights and Wrongs: African-Americans at the Courthouse
  • The Ethical Genealogist
  • No Vitals? No Problem! - Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence
Registration information.
Sponsored by Colorado Genealogical Society

 

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Studio portrait of an African-American family [1897].

Studio portrait of an African-American family [1897].

Studio portrait of a Chinese family in Idaho City, Idaho [1907].

Studio portrait of a Chinese family in Idaho City, Idaho [1902].

John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children [between 1885 and 1900?].

John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children [between 1885 and 1900?].

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