Where and How to find information?


Are you looking for more information about an
ancestral region in the U.S.?
 
Are you wishing you could find more history about a
community and descriptions of its early and later settlements? 
 
Would you like to have comparative photos of an
early ancestral site and also photos of how it looks today?
 
Join us for our LLCGS November 16 monthly meeting featuring
Sara Hartzell as our speaker.  
 
LLCGS November Monthly Meeting
 
 
Thursday, November 16
LLCGS November Monthly Meeting and Program
7:00 - 9:00 pm First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Join us at our monthly business meeting followed by a presentation:
Non-Traditional Websites for Genealogical Research.  
 
 
Sara Hartzell, who has worked for City of Lincoln Planning and Parks and Recreation Departments will demonstrate the value of public access sites available in Lincoln/Lancaster County.  Learn how to search for similar sites in other communities.
Sara will also show how to find public access research sites on the web and will demonstrate the use of overlay techniques to show how an area has changed over time.



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Upcoming Events
Saturday, Oct. 21st
Traditional Welsh Music Presentation
Everyone Welcome.  Family Freindly. Traditional Welsh Music by Moch Pryderi, Song Leader Joe Corbin. St. David's Welsh Society of Nebraska Ph: 402-742-0477, Public event. Free. No Reservations.
Sunday, Oct. 22nd
British Interest Group
TOPIC:  Parting Wishes - Locating Probate Records & Wills Few documents that represent a person’s life show the feelings, desires, relationships, and personal details seen in a Last Will and Testament.  Your ancestors did not have to be wealthy to file a will.  Phyllis Ericson will share how to locate British, Scottish, ...
Wednesday, Oct. 25th
NARA On-Line "Live" Genealogy Fair
National Archives on-line Genealogy Fair. Viewers can participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live free event on YouTube. All of the session videos and handouts will be available from this web page free of charge. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience. Watch the ...
Sunday, Oct. 29th
Mourning Rituals in 19th Century America
During the 19th century, death was ever present. Disease, war, and poor living conditions were just a few of the inevitable ways to death. Due to this, an uprise in rituals on death and dying increased, turning the mourning process into an art form.   Join Linda Conroy as she ...
Friday, Nov. 3rd
Time Travelers Writing Group
Time Travelers, LLCGS special interest writing group will meet at the Writing Studio, lower level of Union College Library located on the campus at 48th and Prescott St.   The group meets twice each month and welcomes anyone that wants constructive support recording their memories. Ruth Briney facilitates the group.   Writing "Memories ...
Sunday, Nov. 5th
Sunday with a Genealogist
Join us to discuss genealogy problems you've encountered and (hopefully) we'll find solutions. We typically have a group of attendees with very diverse abilities and experience that can provide solutions or suggest paths to help with any problem. Attend if you need help, or attend if you are willing to help ...