LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Show-Me Military Records. State Archivist John Dougan will explore unique records documenting military service and life after service for Missouri soldiers by using records from the state Adjutant General's Office. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Magna Carta. In honor of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and the national traveling exhibit's visit to Missouri State University, Pat Haas will talk about her trip to England and the National Society of Magna Charta Dames and Barons, of which she is a member. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, October 5, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Computer Clean-up. Andrew Cummins, president of Interactive Computer Owners Network (ICON), will offer safe and reliable methods for getting rid of unwanted files. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshops
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Doling Park: Then & Now. Ozarks Genealogical Society member Gail Mitchell and Doling Museum Curator Peggy Mahan will provide an overview of sites and activities taking place at Doling Park between 1850 and today, including the cave, lake, picnics, fireworks, amusement rides and roller skating, and discuss the importance of this piece of Springfield history. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    The Making of Union True: The Daughters of Union Veterans Honor Their Ancestors. Ozarks Genealogical Society member Fran Black, DUV Mary Whitney Phelps Tent No. 22, will talk about the DUV chapter's newly published second volume of biographies of Union Civil War soldiers. The new volume includes 80 updated biographies from the first volume and 75 biographies including one about a Union female courier. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, November 2, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Ozarks Genealogical Society member Janice Nusbaum will share search techniques and websites that can assist in locating deceased ancestors and their kin. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • Researching Native American Genealogy
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in meeting room B at the Library Center for adults.
    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Library staff member Renee Glass will show you where to look and what to look for in various records and tribes.
    Call 882-0714.
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