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Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado (SGSC)

Saturday, May 3, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Central Library
, Training Room - Level 7
Meetings consist of a short business meeting and a program designed to help you with your Swedish family history research or to explore the Swedish culture, past and present.
-Short: “Converting Riksdaler to Dollar in 1850” by Bryan Soderberg, SGSC Member.
-Program: “The Naturalization Process” by guest speaker Carol Darrow, past CGS president, certified genealogist, and author.
For more information about the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado, visit http://swedgensoc.org/.

 

Germanic Genealogical Society of Colorado

Tuesday, May 6, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Central Library, Gates Conference Room - Level 5

For more information or membership information contact Maryanne Patterson at maryannepatterson@comcast.net.

 

Beginning Genealogy by the Colorado Genealogical Society

Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Central Library, Gates Conference Room - Level 5
Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG
This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:

  • Stacks of Paper: How to Organize
  • Home Sources, Paper, People
  • Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
  • W5 - Be a Detective
  • Beginning Internet Sources
  • Six Major Record Groups

Sponsored by Colorado Genealogical Society

 

Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group

Saturday, May 10, 1 - 5 p.m.
Central Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - Level 5

OLTHLRC promotes an interest in and the study of lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and New Mexico, many of whom still have descendants in New Mexico, Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, and Northern New Mexico.
OLTHLRC - Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group

 

W.I.S.E. Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society

Saturday, May 24, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Central Library, Meeting Room - Level 7
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) presented by John Simmons
John will discuss DNA research, especially how it relates to British Isles genealogy. He will also talk about what people need to think about before they order a test.
W.I.S.E. - Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society

 

 

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Studio portrait of an African-American family [1897].

Studio portrait of an African-American family [1897].

Studio portrait of a Chinese family in Idaho City, Idaho [1907].

Studio portrait of a Chinese family in Idaho City, Idaho [1902].

John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children [between 1885 and 1900?].

John Y. Nelson, a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses for a group portrait with his Sioux wife and their five children [between 1885 and 1900?].

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