Western History & Genealogy Blog

Genealogy

Riverside Cemetery Block 12 Paupers Field

Vickie Smejkal

You never know where your kin might turn up!

Vickie Smejkal and Diane Nygaard got into a pickle.

Are you related to "Little Grape"?

Are you related to "Little Grape"?
Are you related to "Little Grape"?
Are you related to "Little Grape"?
Are you related to "Little Grape"?

You never know to whom you might be related!  

It all began again this past week, first on TLC the third season of "Who Do You Think You Are" kicked off with Kelly Clarkson discovering the life of her Civil War ancestor.

More new books have arrived!

More new books have arrived!

Put on your shoes and grab your research files!

More new books have arrived.  The Fifth level Western History and Genealogy Department is the place to be.  Come on down and crack open these new books.

Saturday in the Archives: Daughters of the American Revolution

Saturday in the Archives: Daughters of the American Revolution

Let freedom ring! 

Daughters of the American Revolution was founded on October 11, 1890 with a three-fold purpose:

Exciting New Genealogy Books

Exciting New Genealogy Books
Exciting New Genealogy Books
Exciting New Genealogy Books
Exciting New Genealogy Books
Exciting New Genealogy Books
Exciting New Genealogy Books

Hot days got you down, do not wait for a rainy day!

Hot days got you down, do not wait for a rainy day. Come on down and spend some time researching in your air conditioned Central Denver Public Library.

It's Raining Books

It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books
It's Raining Books

Jean Armstrong is cleaning out her book shelves

Jean Armstrong is cleaning out her books and such lovely book they are.  Jean has brought in more of her collection of English local history and genealogy materials to share with other researc

Fifth Saturday - Maryland and the Chesapeake

Flag of Maryland

People, Places and Prayers; Explore Your Maryland Roots

Come explore Chesapeake research resources and techniques with Lou-Jean Rehn and James Jeffrey.

Hispanic Genealogy in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado

 Francisco Rivera and Benigna Rivera family. AUR-2097
The Cordova House in Las Animas County, Colorado. AUR-2092
Antonio Teodoro Lobato, his wife María and grandson Teodoro. AUR-2231

Spanish-speaking people began settling in Northern New Mexico in the late 1500’s and later came to Southern Colorado, living in towns such as Trinidad, Taos, Antonito and Conejos.

Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends

Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends

Introducing two New Special Interest Classes Available at the Blair-Caldwell Library plus lots more!

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April
Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April
Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April
Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April
Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April

Featuring Johari Ade and Rev. William T. Golson, Jr

The Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers series is in full swing....our next featured authors include: