The Colorado Chapter of Palatines to America
And the Western History/Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library
Present an All-Day Seminar and Book Fair featuring
Paula Stuart-Warren, Certified Genealogist ®, FMGS, FUGA
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 from 9:30am until 4:30pm
In the B2 Conference Room of the Central Denver Public Library
1 0 West 14th Avenue, Denver, Colorado
9:30am Registration and Book Fair
9:45am Opening Remarks
World War I Era Alien Registrations
U.S. World War I alien registrations and draft registrations contain family history information for German ancestors. Learn where to find those that still exist, what they contain, with a bonus for all non-citizen ancestors who resided in Minnesota.
Take a break, get a snack or beverage, and visit the Book Fair.
11:15am German Research Gem: Back Issues of Genealogical and Historical Periodicals Genealogical and historical societies and other organizations in the U.S. have published periodicals for decades. Articles have covered culture, migration, military, churches, and other aspects of German ancestry.
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch on your own at a nearby restaurant.
You are also welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Beverages and snacks will also be provided.
Visit the Book Fair!
Announcements and Door Prizes
Major Midwestern Databases and Indexes
Researching our Germanic ancestors that settled in the Midwestern states is made a bit easier by the growing number of free and subscription databases and indexes. We’ll look at some of them, Learn how to find others, observe some that are obscure, and figure out ways to access the records they represent.
Take a break, get a snack, and make a final visit to the Book Fair.
Final announcements and more door prizes.
3:00pm They Joined, They Wrote, They Associated: Finding Records of Germanic Organizations and Other Collections.
Did your ancestors belong to German heritage, charitable, religious, political, social or other organizations? Learn about specialized finding aids, searchable databases and other resources to locate these records all across the U.S.
4:00pm Time to ask our speaker any additional questions.
4:30pm Thanks for coming!
Paula Stuart-Warren is an internationally recognized genealogical educator, researcher, and consultant focusing on unusual resources, manuscripts, methodology, and analyzing records. She also specializes in Native American research. She loves to interact with her clients and audiences. She is a long-time coordinator and instructor for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, and an instructor for the Ancestry Academy. Her lecturing experience includes the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society conferences and seminars in many states and Canada. Her former board service includes the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, an officer of the Association of Professional Genealogists, board member of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, and is a past president of the Northland Chapter of the APG. Her ancestors came to the U.S. from eight ancestral countries. Her German ancestors settled in Minnesota and Wisconsin and some moved westward. She has researched onsite from coast to coast, and has written for many genealogical publications. She currently has her own educational website and blog at http://genealogybypaula,com
The cost of the Seminar is $35.00 per person. Those who register by September 15, 2018, will have their names entered into a drawing to have lunch with Ms. Stuart-Warren.
NAME: 1) _________________________________________
Number of registrations @ $35.00 each _______________ Total: _______________
NOTE: A $5.00 late fee per registration will be assessed if payment is postmarked after October 13, 2018.
Make your check (no credit cards) payable to CO-PALAM, and mail it and the registration form to Sandy Carter-Duff, 723 South Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80209-4629
Questions: Contact Sandy by email: Sandy@carduff.com or phone 303-777-1391
/or/ Jean West by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 303-736-2697
Parking is available in the Cultural Center garage (entry on 12th Ave.), but the rates are $12.00 for 5-7 hours and $22.00 for over 7 hours. Nearby parking lots, including the garage just north of the History Colorado Museum (entry on Broadway), usually have rates of $7.00-$10.00 for the entire day.