Sunday, July 31, 2011

Nebraska Genealogy Events for August 2011

Many events are coming up for genealogists in Nebraska during August. If you have an event to add, please email me..

Date & Location

August 6, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Homestead National Monument
Education Center
Beatrice, Nebraska
Campfire Program Series
Learn about the first mass migration of Czechs to Nebraska and other Great Plains states in the late 19th century at Homestead National Monument of America's Education Center on Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 7 p.m. Historian Bruce Garver will explain the causes for immigration and describe the experience of dislocation and consequences of demographic changes in American towns and cities- with emphasis on the years after World War I and the more recent waves of immigration in 1948 and 1968.

August 9, 2011
7:15 p.m.
Lower Level Theater
Dick Admin. Bldg.
Union College Campus
3800 So. 48th St.
Lincoln, Nebraska
Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society: An LLCGS "Family Reunion" 35 Years
Let's celebrate our heritage. We'll review the genealogy of LLCGS and its membership since 1976. Then we'll do what our "LLCGS ancestors" did in 1976 and take time to find out what genealogical interests and goals everyone has and learn more about our current LLCGS family.

August 13, 2011
11:00 a.m.
W. Dale Clark Library
215 S. 15th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
Sharing Family History by Blogging presented by Susan Petersen, author of the blog The genealogy blog is becoming the fastest and most popular method of sharing the stories and photographs of your ancestors' lives. Learn how to create your own blog.

August 18, 2011
12:00 Noon
Nebraska History Museum
15th and P Sts
Lincoln, Nebraska
Nebraska State Historical Society Brown Bag Lecture Series: 50 Years of History from the Archives of Nebraska Educational Television
Presenter: Ron Hull

August 20, 2011
1:30 p.m.
West Nebraska Family Research and History Center
1602 Avenue A
Scottsbluff, NE

Don Ringle - a discussion about the Homesteader Museum
in Torrington and the Goshen Co., Wyoming rural schools

August 20, 2011
2:00 p.m.
W. Dale Clark Library
215 S. 15th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
Exploring Family Search
Get an overview of the leading free site for genealogists! The class will focus on using the catalog to locate and order resources and finding digitized records and indexes using Record Search.

August 27, 2011
2:00 p.m.
W. Dale Clark Library
215 S. 15th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
Look Before You Leap! Preparing for a Productive Research Trip
 Whether you're traveling to your ancestral home or visiting a research library, this professional genealogist's tips will help you get organized in order to make the most of your research time.

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