Library Services / Library Collection
Information on the nominees for 2020-2021 SCGS Board of Directors
is now available for review. We have 6 candidates running for 5 Board Positions;
4 slots are for a 3 year terms and 1 slot is for a 2 year term.
Nominations will close Monday, Oct 5th, 2020. No experience necessary! For more information and to nominate candidates, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
| FREE SCGS ONLINE WEBINAR
Saturday, October 3 at 10:00am (PST)
Destiny: Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors
by Michael Strauss, AG®
Mexican-American War of 1846 marked the first United States conflict mostly fought
on foreign soil that served as a training ground for officers in the Civil War
15 years later. Military Background/U.S. Involvement; Compiled Military Service
Records; Navy Rendezous Reports; Marine Corp & Regular Army Enlistments; Pension
& Bounty Land; Cemetery Records; Veteran & Lineage Societies
Michael L. Strauss, AG®, is a nationally recognized genealogical speaker.
He has a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is also
a qualified expert witness in Court in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and
Virginia. Additionally, he is a faculty member at SLIG, GRIP, and IGHR where he
serves as the course coordinator.
ONLINE OUTREACH PROGRAM
Saturday, October 10 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
"From Babel to Benefit -
Translation Tips for Foreign-Language Documents"
By Jane Neff Rollins - from 1pm-2pm
Whether your ancestors arrived in North America in 1630 or 1930, if they came
from a non-English-speaking country, when you extend your research across the
pond, you'll be reading documents written in another language. Archives abroad
are digitizing more genealogically-relevant materials than ever, making it possible
to find and translate them. Get tips about how to use print and online resources
to translate such foreign-language documents yourself or to find a professional
Jane Neff Rollins is a professional genealogist who has researched nationwide
and internationally, for herself or clients, for 25 years. She is also a multi-year
alumna of SLIG/Academy and the Forensic Genealogy Institute.
FREE. This will be online only. Open to the public. The library will not be open.
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United States: +1 (631) 992-3221 | Access Code: 375-118-415
| FREE SCGS ONLINE WEBINAR
Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 pm (PST)
California Mission Indians Using a Case Study
by Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD.
genealogy methodology (with on-line and brick and mortar repositories) the mystery
of a Mission Indian is solved through use of some unique sources. This lecture
moves backwards from a death certificate to uncover someone who kept his tribal
connections and name private. Mission Indian research is unique; information given
here may be a gift to someone with that background.
Retired college professor and former Board-Certified genealogist, Jean Wilcox
Hibben has a Master's in speech communication and a PhD in folklore. A national
speaker and writer, Jean is the staff trainer for the Corona Family History Center
and President of both the Corona Gen Soc and the So Calif Chapter of APG. Jeans
podcasts on social history are available at genjourneys.podbean.com. She has been
a Jamboree presenter since 2010.