Western History & Genealogy Blog

Genealogy

It Is Genealogy Lecture Time!

Rose Lerer Cohen
John P. Colletta
Barbara Vines Little
J. Mark Lowe
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin

No plane ticket necessary! Boarding pass and carry on not needed!

Been enjoying The Learning Channel’s TLC Who Do You Think You Are? series!

Goodbye dear friend

Family Photographs

Denver Public Library loses a dear friend.

Lois Goodell Burr passed away on 5 June 2014. A native of Fort Collins, Lois was from hearty Colorado stock. The daughter of Francis and Frances Hollinshead Goodell, she was born 22 May 1923.

I've used the online Assessor Books to locate my house - now what?

Cabinets holding microfilm of deed book volumes
Drawers with labels indicating the range of book microfilms in that drawer.
Film boxes with volume numbers on them
Cabinet with microfiche indexes for locating page number
One of the microfiche cards with indexes for locating page numbers
Microfilm viewer/printer

I've used the online Assessor Books to locate my house - now what? Head to the clerk and recorder office on the 1st floor of the Wellington Webb building.

Once you have obtained the book number from the Assessor books online from the digital collections part of the DPL's Western History/Genealogy Collection you want to see the actual deed for the det

Whatcha Doing Tonight?

James Jeffrey

It's not like I need a date or anything, however, if you happen to be free....

and it is Friday night... then you might want to join me and lots of other folks at the Colorado Genealogical Society. I will be talking about how genealogy introduced me to my family.

Downton Abbey Season Four

Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four
Downton Abbey Season Four

What new revelations in 2014!

Do we discover that Mr.

Local and Social History additions

Childbearing in American Society
Down a Cobbled Street

Look afar for material to understand that which is close at hand

Genealogy researchers can understand using vital records, land, tax, cemetery resources in their studies.

New Books for Genealogy

New Books for Genealogy
New Books for Genealogy
New Books for Genealogy
New Books for Genealogy
New Books for Genealogy

I always say it feels like Christmas when people bring in their books....

Well, it is the Holiday Season and I have been flooded with gifts!  The following are a few titles:

Kevin Kenny. Making Sense of the Molly Maguires

WHG Volunteers Feted

WHG Volunteer Tea
Staff serving tea and sandwiches to WHG volunteers.
Tea or apple cider for the WHG volunteers.

The Jewels in our crown!

Volunteers are like an old fashion candy - they are LIFESAVERS!

Barbara Vines Little, CG is a Coming

Barbara Vines Little, CG
Barbara Vines Little, CG is a Coming

Do you own a hat?

Barbara does and the last time she was in Denver she lost two on the shuttle. She has agreed to be the 2014 Joanne Classen Memorial Lecturer.