Posts tagged ‘2019 NGS Conference’

Tools to Help with the 1950 Census….and More—Stephen P. Morse SESSION: S427  TRACK: Records and Repositories  TITLE:  Getting Ready for the 1950 Census: Searching With and Without a Name Index There is much excitement about the release of the 1950 census on April 1st this year.  So...

April 11, 2022 by Roger Prince
Matt Berry

by Matthew Berry, CG, NGS Sacramento Conference Chair Matthew Berry, CG One of the things I liked best the first time I attended a National Genealogical Society Family History Conference was the opportunity to talk about genealogy with other people who understood my passion for family history. They ...

Tour Group

By Matthew Berry, CG, NGS Sacramento Conference Chair On Friday, 18 March, the NGS 2022 Family History Conference planning team met at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center in Sacramento. We wanted to finalize some of the details that go into planning a meeting of this size. After touring the f...

You’ve Looked at the Big Institutional Resources.  What Else is There? We hope you have had a chance to watch or listen to the six California Research Series events hosted by the California Genealogy Society (available here). Now you are probably wondering what else there...

March 15, 2022 by Roger Prince

Deadline for 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase Submissions Just a few days are left to submit posters and videos for the 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase. Share creative programs or projects developed by your society, library, archive, or museum by 15 March 2022. Prizes are awarded to top entries! You c...

March 11, 2022 by Roger Prince

Hispanic and Latin American Genealogy There are ten lectures in the Hispanic and Latin American Track. Wed 25 May 10:00 a.m. Las Leyes de California: Spanish Colonial Laws and Records they Produced Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Thu 26 May 9:30 a.m. Caravajal Family:  Spain, Portugal, New...

March 10, 2022 by Roger Prince

Not a member of NGS?  Join and Save on Your Conference Registration If you are not yet a member of NGS and you are planning to attend the 2022 Conference, you can effectively get a year’s membership for $20.  Conference registration is $50 less for NGS members.  And an ...

March 9, 2022 by Roger Prince

Asian American and Pacific Islander Genealogy There are 14 lectures in the Chinese American and Asian and Pacific Islander tracks.  Wed 25 May 11:30 AM Researching Recent Immigrant Ancestors in Regional Repositories Michael D. Lacopo, DVM Wed 25 May 2:30 PM USCIS Genealogy Program:  Certifi...

March 8, 2022 by Roger Prince

Westward Migration and Research in the Western States There are seven lectures in the Westward Migration Track and fourteen in the Western States Track.  Topics include: Trails and routes to get West Irish miners in America The Okies-migrants to California Stories of pioneering women on the A...

March 3, 2022 by Roger Prince

Far East Deep South Documentary to Screen Friday Afternoon Baldwin Chiu and Larissa Lam will screen their film Far East Deep South Friday at 4 PM at the NGS conference.  The film is an award-winning documentary produced and directed by them. Chiu’s search for answers about h...

March 2, 2022 by Roger Prince