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Thursday, October 29, 2009

ST. LOUIS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY BOOK JAMBOREE

WHAT: St. Louis Genealogical Society Book Jamboree
WHERE: #4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63143 (off Big Bend, just south of Manchester Road)
WHEN: Sunday, December 6, 2009-- 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Here is a chance to meet local authors and representatives of local historical and genealogical societies. You can find a good book to read, get a good reference book for your genealogy and/or history interests, and even do some early holiday shopping. Authors will be autographing their books.

LOCAL HISTORY:

Jeff Fister - Counting Chickens: Tales of Raising 8 Kids (and 4 hens) in the City of St. Louis
NiNi Harris - Bohemian Hill, an American Story
Unyielding Spirit, the History of the Polish People in St. Louis
Kevin Kious - St. Louis Brews - 200 Years of Brewing in St. Louis, 1809-2009
Bill Lhotka - St. Louis Crime Chronicles
John Oldani - The Story of the Crown Candy Kitchen
Passing It On: Folklore of St. Louis
Greg Marecek - The St. Louis Football Cardinals
Carol Ferring Shepley - Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes: Tales of Bellefontaine Cemetery

MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS HISTORY:

Sue Blesi - History of Stanton
Where Dead Men Still Fight
Margaret Kimball Brown, PhD - The French Colony in the Mid-Mississippi Valley
History as They Lived It: A Social History of Prairie du Rocher, Illinois
Don Corrigan - Show Me...Nature's Wrath
Show Me...Natural Wonders
Anita Mallinckrodt, PhD - Why They Left: German Immigration from Prussia to Missouri
How They Came: German Immigration from Prussia to Missouri
Tom Pearson - The Missouri State Guard: A Selected, Annotated Unit Bibliography
Illinois Central: A Guide to Genealogical Research in Springfield, Illinois
Railroad Boys: The Story of the 89th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Dan Terry - Hermann Shadows

LOCAL GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETIES THAT WILL ALSO BE VENDORS THAT DAY:

Chesterfield Historical Commission
Four Rivers Genealogical Society
Historic Florissant
Jefferson County (MO) Genealogical Society
Landmark Association of St. Louis
St. Charles County (MO) Historical Society
St. Clair County (IL) Genealogical Society
Washington (MO) Historical Society

In addition, the Society's Photographer for Hire will be available.

Plus, there is always plenty of free parking at the Society!

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