LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY

Monday, February 2, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "ProShow: Photo Slideshow Creator Part I" Member Charlie Dischinger will explain how ProShow Gold allows you to easily create stunning photo slideshows for friends, family, business or just for fun. Part II is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, March 2. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Unrestricted Warfare: The 1916-17 Streetcar Strike." Erin Smither, manuscript specialist for the State Historical Society of Missouri, will discuss the cause of the strike, analyze community support for striking workers, and reveal how a kidnapping and murder affected the outcome. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Then and Now." John Sellers, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, will present historic photographs of Springfield sites and what is there today. He'll also talk about challenges in finding some locations due to changing street numbers and names through the years. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.
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