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Saturday, June 20, 2009

MoSGA CONFERENCE 2009

Don’t forget- MoSGA’s annual conference is coming up fast:

August 7 and 8, 2009
Capitol Plaza Hotel
Jefferson City, Missouri

Featured Speaker
Julie Miller, CGSM

Julie Miller, CG, is a professional genealogy researcher, lecturer, and writer. She is the President of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a member of the National Genealogical Society Board of Directors, a member of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors Board of Directors, and has been a volunteer at the National Archives, Rocky Mountain Region for eleven years. Julie is an award-winning genealogy columnist for the Broomfield Enterprise and co-author of Colorado Genealogy Blog http://www.cogenblog.com/. Her three topics will be:

Google's Not the Only Game in Town

Most people use the same search engine day after day. Unfortunately, the results are also the same. This lecture will cover the different types of search engines, how to select the right search engine for your needs, and the use of multiple search engines to increase your chances for successful researching.

When Grandpa Went Off To War: U.S. Military Records

Wars have been a part of American life from the earliest colonial wars up to the present War in Iraq. It is probable that some of your male ancestors participated in one of these wars. This lecture will discuss the military records that are available and how to locate and obtain the records.

Becoming an American: Naturalization Records

The naturalization process in the United States has evolved over two hundred years into what it is today. This lecture will examine the naturalization process through this evolution. It will discuss the records that were generated from the naturalization process, and how to locate those records.

More info at: http://www.mosga.org/conference2009.html

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