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Genealogy in Bloom 2020.

April 20, 2020.
The Rochester NY Genealogical Society is hosting Marry Kircher Roddy for 4 talks.
Details at and the RGS Facebook page.


GSBC 2020 Seminar: Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective®—A Three-Lecture Program

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 9:30 am–3:00 pm

Ridgewood Public Library Auditorium, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 (Minutes from the NY State Border!)

Join the GSBC as we welcome internationally known photo expert and speaker Maureen Taylor for a full day of talks about family photos: how to identify, understand, and preserve them. Whether you are organizing photos as part of your family research or enjoy old photos—this day and these talks are not to be missed!

  • 9:30 am—Coffee and Welcome
  • SESSION 1:Identifying and Dating Family Photographs An interactive lecture on discovering who’s who in family pictures. Learn 10 easy steps for naming those unidentified pictures tucked away in shoeboxes.
  • SESSION 2:Buns, Beards, Bodices, and Bustles: Understanding Ancestors Through Clothing Ancestral fashions and the industry that produced them left behind a fascinating legacy of images and information.
  • SESSION 3:Preserving Family Photographs—1839 to the Present From daguerreotypes to digital imaging dilemmas, this in-depth seminar covers everything a family photographer needs to know about caring for photographs. Topics include printing and sharing digital images, and how to safely label your grandparents’ pictures.
  • Seminar includes beverages and light refreshments, an option to add a box lunch, chance to win one of our wonderful door prizes, and a Q&A session with Maureen Taylor!

COST: $40–$55; Hurry, early registration ends 18 March!
Registration is OPEN, see details at []


The Desmond Hotel, Albany (Colonie), NY

Capital District Genealogical Society (CDGS) based in Albany, NY will hold its first conference of the 21st century on May 30, 2020 at the Desmond in Colonie, NY. This Saturday conference will run from 8am to 5pm. There is plenty of free parking and food is included for attendees. NOTE - this is the Saturday after Memorial Day

Speakers will include Judy G. Russell, JD, CG. CGL, the "Legal Genealogist"; Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS; and Meryl Schumacker, CG.
Topics include:
- "After the Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History through DNA”
- “The Jones Jinx: Tracing Common Surnames”
- “Let's Make Trying New Things in Genealogy Less Scary"
- “Don’t Forget the Ladies” – A Genealogist’s Guide to Women and the Law
- “Strategies for Urban Research”
- “Out-of-State Workarounds for In-State Record Shortages”

Information for attendees, sponsors, advertisers and exhibitors is available on our website:

**Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island Meeting
March 22, 2020


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