June 28, 2019 – Bonus 2nd Friday Tour & Research at WHS Wisconsin Historical Society

June 28, 2019 – Bonus 2nd Friday Tour & Research at WHS Wisconsin Historical Society

Vicki Ruthe Hahn

15 May 2019

After the June 14 Program “Crossing the Border, French Canadian Ancestors”, by speaker George Findlen. The steps, resources & aids that one needs to successfully identify the parents of an immigrant who settled in the U.S. from Quebec.

Join us for:

June 28, 2019 – Bonus 2nd Friday Tour & Research at WHS Wisconsin Historical Society.

Van Galder Coach Bus So Beloit IL FastMart/McDonalds 8 a.m. boarding to Madison WI/UW Campus Langdon/Park arrives 9:15 a.m. right beside the WHS building.

Short Tour of WHS starts at 9:30 a.m.

Research and lunch on own.  You can bring a sack lunch to eat in the Library hallway.

Bus returns early evening – we usually leave 5:30 p.m., arrive in South Beloit 6:55 p.m.

You can research the WHS Wisconsin Historical Society catalog ahead of time here – https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/.  There are books, maps, etc, from every state.  A new storage warehouse was built nearby for some of them, so you may need to request delivery now to the main WHS Library to have it there in time for our trip.
More Details:
If you are going on the field trip, meet at the South Beloit IL Van Galder Bus Terminal.
Contact me at this email – “statelinegenealogyclub@yahoo.com” if you have further questions about what we have done previously, or if you want to tell me that you are going.
I will be going on that field trip, and it would be nice to know who else to expect, but not necessary.  No registration needed.
You could drive yourselves, but parking is usually far away.
Those who will be taking the bus, will need to buy the ticket in advance on your own
Walk up fares available at gas station are higher than online prices.
Parking available for $3 for the day at FasMart.
Be sure and leave enough time to pay for parking.
Van Galder Bus Terminal
FasMart/McDonalds
15766 Manchester Rd, South Beloit, IL 61080
WHS Wisconsin Historical Society
801 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
Langdon and Park Madison WI
The online bus ticket guarantees the holder transportation to the designated destination; it does not guarantee a reservation on a specific bus..
Your shuttle bus ticket is valid for travel 3 days before your selected date and 180 days after the selected date of travel.
Buses leave South Beloit and Madison about every hour, so you can come and leave when you want.

June 2019 Stateline Genealogy Club – Two Programs and Vicki Ruthe Hahn will be Back!

June 2019 Stateline Genealogy Club – Two Programs and

Vicki Ruthe Hahn will be Back!

 

15 May 2019

I retired from the Beloit Public Library in March, and I am forming a personal Genealogy business. More information later.

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The Staff gave me a fabulous farewell celebration with:

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Lots of the best cake I ever ate (and I am a pie person) – cake (made with TLC by Debbie Haun) and meal catered by The Blender at the Beloit Public Library.

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Lots of praise for 26 years worth of a job well done.  (Even a video from my former supervisor!)

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Lots of memories.

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And lots of camaraderie and kind words from 60 City employees, Library staff and trustees, former employees, volunteers, friends, and well-wishing library patrons who were able to attend.  Several emails from those who couldn’t make it.

It was a lot of fun.  I will miss them all, and I’m not even sharing all the photos of me hugging, cause I am crying in most of them.

But it was time to retire, for many reasons.

Thanks for letting me do my ideal career.  I grew up wanting to work at a job where I could be a detective, read, write, think, teach, and help people.  It was called “Librarian”, especially “Reference Librarian”, and as I discovered (continuing) “Local Historian” and “Genealogist”.

I have not been attending the Stateline Genealogy Club, or been at the Library.  I live in a different community, but adopted Beloit WI 26 years ago.  (See if you can see the subtle joke I did with this statement.)

 

Gosh, it sure takes a lot of paperwork to retire.

My extended family think it is great to expand the amount of time that I used to help them while working.  Lots of need lately, so I am looking forward to having genealogy fun with like-minded people.

 

And I will see you at these two events soon.

June 14 “Crossing the Border, French Canadian Ancestors”, by speaker George Findlen. The steps, resources & aids that one needs to successfully identify the parents of an immigrant who settled in the U.S. from Quebec.

June 28, 2019 – Bonus 2nd Friday Tour & Research at WHS Wisconsin Historical Society.  Van Galder Coach Bus So Beloit IL FastMart/McDonalds 8 a.m. boarding to Madison WI/UW Campus Langdon/Park.  Return early evening.

Prince Hall Masonic Lodge Picture Research – African American, Beloit, Wisconsin

Prince Hall Masonic Lodge Picture Research-

African American, Beloit, Wisconsin

by Vicki Ruthe Hahn

15 May 2019

I was very happy and honored to be given the photograph below (as the Beloit Public Library genealogist and historian), so that it could be preserved and more people could see it.  After researching the photograph, I donated both the photo and the research to the BHS Beloit Historical Society, Beloit Wisconsin to fulfill their request for more Beloit African American photographs and artifacts.
“…your gift (photo) to the BHS…wow! what a piece of history for us to have! Thank you!”
That photograph has the best chance of being preserved and properly displayed at BHS, (especially after it’s rough physical history – story below) .
Prince Hall Photo panoramic stitch1925 Prince Hall Masonic Lodge African American Convention in Milwaukee Wisconsin
I had to scan the 36 x 8 photograph (and back) in 2 sections on the Library photocopier (free for the public).  The panoramic picture above is after I “stitched” the 2 overlapping photographs/scans into one on my computer.  I used the free Microsoft App Image Composite Editor  (more information and download here) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/search?q=image+composite+editor
There is an initiative to gather and to archive more materials from Beloit families related to the Black Great Migration to Beloit 1910-1970, and the history of the black community in BeloitBeloit College students under Professor Beatrice McKenzie and the Beloit Historical Society are collaborating to find items that can be digitally photographed and returned.
There was a History Harvest Community Collection event on March 22, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church Beloit, Wisconsin.  Attendees shared letters, photos, objects, and/or stories of their own or their family member’s migration from the South to work in Beloit’s factoriesStudents digitally captured the artifacts that community members brought to the harvest and are making a digital exhibit that will be housed on the Beloit College and Beloit Historical Society websites.
The 1925 Prince Hall Masonic Lodge African American Convention in Milwaukee Wisconsin photo (copy) and research will also be filed in the Beloit Public Library Local History Collection Pamphlet File under – GEN – Organizations and Clubs (The Prince Hall Masonic W.B. Kennedy Lodge No. 106 (later #3)
Here is the story of that photograph, which was ironically found in a Beloit African American church!:

Beloit African American Organization Convention Photograph

May 9, 2018

“This photograph comes from the estate of Richard J Walsh, delivered by his trustee and sister Bridget Walsh (to Beloit Public Library.)

Richard found the photo in the rubble of a church being torn down, the old Emmanuel Baptist Church, at Athletic and E. Grand in Beloit.  The photo had slid down a wall.

James Caldwell copied this photo when his family visited our farm (Walsh Family Farm, was Walsh Brothers Farm).  His wife Cheryl Johnson was related to the Ben Gordon family, who lived and worked on our farm for decades.  The Gordon’s had moved here from Alabama.”  Bridget Walsh

Further notes:

– Ben Gordon’s son Jerry Gordon, California, has done his family’s genealogy, per Bridget Walsh.  The Walsh children played with the Gordon children on the farm.

Bridget Walsh identified Ben in the photographs from the Beloit Oral History Project by Louis Koch – African American Up North – Fairbanks Flats (1976).  (Note – the photograph numbers on the on-line Index don’t seem to match the numbers on the photographs now.) Photographs are available world-wide on-line on the Beloit Public Library homepage  https://beloitlibrary.org/edgewater/ , and in two Blue notebooks in the Library Local History Collection:

Library
Shelf Location
Shelf Number
Beloit Public Library Genealogy GEN 977.588 K811 V.1
Beloit Public Library Genealogy GEN 977.588 K881 V.2

Bridget Walsh told me the story of  Ben Gordon’s first wife Etta May.  Etta May died from a chicken scratch infection that the doctor mis-treated. .  They lived (in a house provided by) and worked on Walsh Brothers Farm.  Ben moved to Fairbanks Flats and worked for Fairbanks Morse after Etta May died.  He remarried later.

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The 134 photo caption says, “Ben Gordon holding photograph of himself & his first wife from Ross Hill 1921” (near Houston, Mississippi)

– On the back of the panoramic 1925 Prince Hall Masonic Lodge African American Convention in Milwaukee Wisconsin photo is written in pencil – an O symbol with 2 lines through it, the number “380”and “Mr. Creighton”. (Hint – look at the back of historic photographs for clues to their origin or identification.)

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-The Prince Hall Masonic W.B. Kennedy Lodge No. 106 (later #3) Beloit Wisconsin was chartered by the Grand Lodge in Milwaukee Wisconsin on September 1, 1925.  Maybe the 1925 Prince Hall Masonic Lodge African American Convention photograph documents the men that attended that charter ceremony.  Bridget mentioned that she had been told that there were men from several states at this convention.

– Beloit Oral History Project by Louis Koch – African American Up North – Fairbanks Flats (1976) photographs show a similar (later?) Beloit African American Organization photograph with fancier aprons and vestments in photograph 110.

110lThe caption is “Odd Fellows Lodge, including Revered Ogiss Dillon; ca 1940. (AB) This looks like Prince Hall Masonic Organization (see the aprons & white gloves), rather than Odd Fellows, added by K. Simmons 08-01-2006”

I looked at both the 1925 and the 1940 photos to see if I could see any men that were the same, but could not see any resemblances.  The clothing for each year does match the fashion for that year.  (Hint – look at people’s eyes, ears, noses, foreheads, other facial features, and stances to see the same person of a different age.)

How about this for a little known fact? – “In March, 1775, Prince Hall and fourteen other free Negroes of Boston Massachusetts were made Master Masons in an Army Lodge attached to one of General Gage’s regiments, then stationed near Boston.”  (This was the beginning of of the Masonic organization that led to the Beloit Chapter.)

https://www.mwphglofwisconsin.com/”   and “https://www.mwphglofwisconsin.com/about-1

-James Caldwell may have used the panoramic Organization Convention photograph in their DVD.  “Through their eyes: the history of African Americans in Beloit, WI from 1836 – 1970”, [videorecording (DVD)] Author Caldwell, Jim. Caldwell, Cheryl. Harris, Paulette Ivy. Lamont, Tony.  Publisher Jim and Cheryl Caldwell Foundation, Publication Date 2011; Shelf Location – Beloit Public Library     Non-fiction DVD 977.588 THROUGH

 

BillionGraves.com vs. FindAGrave.com

BillionGraves.com vs. FindAGrave.com

01May2019

Vicki’s note – BillionGraves.com is a Volunteers contribution site similar to FindAGrave.com,and it is worth exploring to see if any of your ancestors may be listed there.  Their contest to increase volunteers photographing/documenting grave sites might be of interest to you.

BillionGraves.com  may have more more graves sites from worldwide cemeteries, as FindAGrave.com seems to specialize in grave site records for mostly the United States, although they do list worldwide cemeteries.  FindAGrave is now owned by Ancestry.com, and is a free on-line site at this time. 

BillionGraves is a free on-line site, and they also have a subscription for enhanced searching – https://billiongraves.com/bgplus-buy-now?returl=undefined

BillionGraves.com has an APP that you can download on your phone or tablet to use on site. FindAGrave does not have an APP, as far as I have seen.

BillionGraves has a GPS connection shown on each grave site which helps on-site searching – “A satellite map of the cemetery opens with a GPS marker tagging your ancestor’s gravestone!”

FindAGrave has a designation to the GPS and Latitude/Longitude directions for the cemetery under “Show Map”  (once you look up the Cemetery by name/location).  You still have to find the headstone.

Hint – sourcing the cemetery/grave location site is best done by adding the Latitude/Longitude directions and the full address to the cemetery information on your family tree software and print records.  Following this Genealogical Proof Standard allows anyone to find the same information that you have found.

BillionGraves says –

“Our goal is to preserve precious records found in cemeteries throughout the world. We use modern technology to capture images of headstones with their GPS locations so users worldwide can access those records anywhere. BillionGraves strives to do just that: preserve at least one billion graves. And we won’t stop there!”

You can read more details on the differences between BillionGraves.com and FindAGrave.com by clicking on this link – https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/04/17/what-is-the-difference-between-billiongraves-and-find-a-grave-part-i-researching/

This is the information that they sent to my email about the contest.:

“BillionGraves’ 8th annual Million More in May Competition has begun and we have some awesome prizes for you!

Read all about it HERE!

Let’s work together to add a million more records to the BillionGraves database in May! The more gravestone photos you take or records you transcribe, the bigger the prize!

And EVERYONE can be a winner! Come find out here how you can take photos of gravestones or by transcribing gravestone images to win great prizes like these:

  • iRobot Roomba Vacuum
  • WiFi and Cellular iPad
  • $500 of professional genealogical services
  • gravestone cleaning kits
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Echo Dot
  • BillionGraves Plus subscription
  • Bose headphones
  • and more!

Follow the top photographers and transcribers throughout the month of May on BillionGraves’ leaderboard!

We’re grateful for your contributions to bring more cemetery data to the genealogical world!

Thanks a Million (in May)!

The BillionGraves Team

P.S. Cemetery documentation with the free BillionGraves app is an awesome service project idea! If you would like some help planning a group cemetery event, send an email to volunteer@billiongraves.com and we will be happy to assist you!”

Follow-up on Using Evernote vs OneNote

Follow-up on Using Evernote vs OneNote

20 March 2019

Vicki Ruthe Hahn

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Vicki’s note – At the March 8, 2019 Stateline Genealogy Club @ Beloit Public Library program., we talked about using various gadgets, and apps, to assist you in genealogy organization/searching.  The Legacy Family Tree webinar by Thomas MacEntee included using Evernote, which is equivalent to OneNote.  I am looking into using Evernote vs OneNote for myself.

The following articles are helpful, but I still have not decided which one to use. And there are other note-taking apps available.

It may help to read about the few different features, and the comments in the articles below:

 

1) Evernote vs OneNote: Note-Taking to the Extreme

By Joseph Gildred
— Last Updated: 27 May’18

 

https://www.cloudwards.net/evernote-vs-onenote/

Both apps are evaluated and compared point by point in the first article.  Andddd – both are good!  They are declared to be the best two of any note-taking apps.

“Microsoft OneNote has 8.2 points for overall quality and 97% rating for user satisfaction; while Evernote has 8.0 points for overall quality and 98% for user satisfaction…. Facebook Microsoft OneNote has 122668 likes on their official profile while Evernote profile is liked by 424835 people.”

 

2) Compare Microsoft OneNote vs Evernote

by Finances On-line, Reviews for Business, Jan 22, 2019

https://comparisons.financesonline.com/microsoft-onenote-vs-evernote

Wrike is another app which is evaluated and contrasted to Evernote and OneNote in this second article.  The article compares the features of each of the three apps side by side.

3) OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

 

 

https://www.computerworld.com/article/2488890/desktop-apps-onenote-vs-evernote-a-personal-take-on-two-great-note-taking-apps.html

I still have not decided whether to use Evernote or OneNote.  There are free versions (and paid versions) of each, but it would be easier to invest the time into learning and using just one.  However, this third article is by someone who uses both, and has for years.  Why not?  He says:

“Although Evernote and OneNote are both note-taking tools, they have very different emphases and can be used for quite different purposes.

If you’re primarily looking for a tool that lets you easily capture, organize and find content from the web, you’ll want Evernote, because its tools for doing that are exemplary. If you instead want to create notes from scratch and have them in well-organized notebooks, OneNote is the way to go.

Then again, you may be like me. I’ve been using both of them for years. OneNote is my go-to tool for organizing and taking notes for projects such as books and articles. I use Evernote for research.”

 

MCIGS McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society 2019 Summer Conference

MCIGS McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society 2019 Summer Conference

10 March 2019

Vicki’s note – my favorite stateline conference to attend. Great world-class speakers, nearby, inexpensive.  Speakers – Lisa Louise Cooke, Jay Fonkert, CG,

Michael Lacopo, DVM, and Diahan Southard.

I have gone the last few years and will be there this year:

 

MCIGS 2019 Summer Conference

Saturday, July 13, 2019
​8:00 am-3:30 pm
McHenry County College
8900 U.S. 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Download a brochure

Registration

Early registration: (February 15, 2019 – June 15, 2019)

  • Members $50.00
  • Non-members $50.00*

​       * Due to an error in our marketing materials, all early registrants will receive the price of $50.00.

Late Registration: (Postmarked after June 16, 2019)

  • Everyone: $75.00

(Lunch not guaranteed for registrations received after 6/30/19)

$20 Fee will be charged for cancellations prior to 6/16/2019.
No Refunds after 6/16/2019.

We encourage you to register online for the event.  Alternatively, you may download a registration form and send in your payment.

Unique WPA Works Progress Administration Job – Librarians on Horseback

Unique WPA Works Progress Administration Job – Librarians on Horseback

Feb 17, 2019

Vicki’s note – The United States Great Depression required creative wide-ranging ideas to address the loss of jobs.  The Works Progress Administration was an American New Deal agency, created by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1935, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects.  One of the more unique solutions to getting women jobs, was to pay them to be librarians on horseback.  They were called book women, but served the role of librarians in the Appalachians. 

Those women must have worked very hard, and found great satisfaction. 

 

Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA] are in the NARA National Archives Records Administration for this job and others.

You can also look under their “History Hub” to seek records by topic:

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NARA’s answer to a search on History Hub question about PA WPA records and photographs of projects was:

“There is a list available on microfilm that lists WPA projects in all states. This list is available from us as three microfilm publications. The publications are broken down into three separate indexes known as the T-935, T-936, and T-937 indexes. T-935 covers the years 1935 to 1937. T-936 covers 1938 only. T-937 covers 1939 to 1942. Each index is arranged alphabetically by state and thereunder by county, and thereunder by municipality. Blair County, Pennsylvania, would be on T-935 roll 57, T-936 roll 11, and T-937 roll 14.

You also may first wish to check with the state archives and other colleges and universities in the state to see if they already have copies of these indexes.

You can also view these rolls in the Microfilm Reading Room at our College Park, Maryland, facility. Please see: https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park for more information on doing research in College Park.

Our regional archive in Philadelphia does not have copies of these rolls of microfilm.

National Archives microfilm publications are available on microfilm or to be digitized and placed on a DVD for $125 per roll/disk. There is a form you can use to request copies of microfilm available online  at: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/order/microfilm-order-form.pdf  You can send in the NATF Form 36 with your payment.  If you wish to pay by using a MasterCard or VISA credit card, you should return the form (noting type of credit card, account number, expiration date, and your signature) to the National Archives Trust Fund, Cashier (BCT), 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD  20740. Your account will be verified before the rolls/DVDs are shipped.  Alternatively, you may order online by going to: http://www.archives.gov/shop/ and clicking on “Request & Order Reproductions Online.” Select “microfilm.” You can type in the microfilm publication number, such as T936, and click on “search.” A listing of the publication title(s) will appear. Click on the name of the publication.  That will take you to a summary page.  On the right hand side of the page will be a pdf file. Click on “View Important Publication Details.” to view the contents of the microfilm rolls. In the middle of the summary page, you can click on “Continue to Order” to purchase the rolls in which you are interested.

For photos of WPA projects, you will want to contact our Still Pictures unit. Their email address is stillpix@nara.gov

The book women article from ALA American Library Association magazine quotes an article from Atlas Obscura:

Below are excepts.  You can read the whole article here.

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“The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books

Librarians are amazing.

They were known as the “book women.” They would saddle up, usually at dawn, to pick their way along snowy hillsides and through muddy creeks with a simple goal: to deliver reading material to Kentucky’s isolated mountain communities.

The Pack Horse Library initiative was part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration (WPA), created to help lift America out of the Great Depression, during which, by 1933, unemployment had risen to 40 percent in Appalachia. Roving horseback libraries weren’t entirely new to Kentucky, but this initiative was an opportunity to boost both employment and literacy at the same time….

(The libraries accepted) …”donations of books and magazines regardless of how old or worn they may be.”…

Old magazines and newspapers were cut and pasted into scrapbooks with particular themes—recipes, for example, or crafts… old Christmas cards were circulated to use as bookmarks and prevent damage from dog-eared pages.”

“…In addition to providing reading materials, the book women served as touchstones for these communities. They tried to fill book requests, sometimes stopped to read to those who couldn’t, and helped nurture local pride. As one recipient said, “Them books you brought us has saved our lives.”..”

 

DNA GEDmatch is now Genesis

DNA GEDmatch is now Genesis

15 Feb 2019

Vicki’s note – GEDmatch has been a database that one can use to compare DNA results from various DNA testing sites.  I have not gotten to registering my DNA results there yet, and now we all know that it has changed to Genesis. Read Shannon Combs Bennett’s full article here.

My Ancestry.com DNA ethnic groupings test results have recently changed radically from the original analysis.  Now I am confused about my identity!  Some ethnic designations dropped and others were added.   It is due to having so many more people taking DNA tests, that they are able to better assign designations.  I also registered my DNA test to MyHeritage.com which had even more different results.  It will be interesting to see more when I register with Genesis.

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“GEDmatch Updates to Genesis: What You Need to Know

Last week, GEDmatch announced it had moved to a new platform, Genesis. So what does that mean for users? This post will break down what you need to know about the new interface—and how it may impact your DNA research.In early February, users were notified of the GEDmatch-Genesis migration.

…GEDmatch sets itself apart as one of the most useful free third-party tools for genetic genealogy…Those who have already uploaded tests to GEDmatch will not need to do so again. All GEDmatch kits migrated to Genesis, so users do not need to create a new account…”

https://genesis.gedmatch.com

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Conference April 13, 2019

 

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Conference April 13, 2019

Feb 12, 2019

Vicki’s note – here is a registration information for this conference if you want to go:

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Dear Genealogical Societies, History Centers & Museums:
I am attaching PDF copies of our 21st Biennial Conference being held at the Best Western Milwaukee Airport,
5105 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The date is April 13, 2019 with registration from 8:30 A.M.
to 9:00 A.M. and a Welcome Introduction until 9:15 A.M. when the Workshop will start.
If you have members who wish to attend
please have them log into Milwaukee County Genealogical Society – click – Welcome to Milwaukee County 
Genealogical Society:
    1.  On the left hand side is a menu
    2.  Go to Events & Monthly Programs
    3.  With the right hand scroll, scroll down to April 13, 2019
    4.  An overview of the day is there.  To get a printable copy click on For More Information
    5.  This will allow a person to print 4 pages of information out for the Conference.
We hope that members of your organization will join us on April 13, 2019.
Thank you for your help with getting this information out for the Conference.
Sincerely,
Karla M. Kazianka
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society
Publicity
2019 conference

CAGGNI Program – Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza During the Great War

CAGGNI Program – Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza During the Great War

Feb 12, 2019

Vicki’s note – here is a CAGGNI Computer Assisted Genealogical Group of Northern Illinois program that is close enough for Beloit WI folks to attend:

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Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza during the Great War NIU Hoffman Estates, 5555 Trillium Blvd.
Date: 16 Feb 2019 10:30 AM CST

Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza During the Great War

by Tina Beaird

More than 30 percent of Americans were estimated to have contracted the Spanish Influenza in 1918 and millions of people lost their lives. Explore the timeline of the outbreak and hear tales of how the U.S. Army, Navy and civilian population centers tried desperately to combat the disease. Discover resources for tracing your influenza victims through newspapers, government records, medical journals, hospital registers and more.

Tina Beaird, owner of Tamarack Genealogy, lectures on military research, genealogical methodology and archival preservation at national, state and local conferences. She is a governing board member of the Oswego Heritage Association, Northern Illinois Historical League and Illinois State Historical Records Advisory board. Tina volunteers her time with several local historical and genealogical societies scanning and indexing historic records.

**NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: NIU Hoffman Estates, 5555 Trillium Blvd.

For more information: Pandemic 1918! Fighting Influenza during the Great War

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