What a great fall conference! Our speaker, Kathleen Brandt, presented information on Civil War Ancestors, Technology Toys for Genealogists (some people were making their Christmas Lists), Military Research, Leaping over Brickwalls, How We Were Freed, and Sharing Our Ancestors. Kathy Gourley presented information on Indian Tribes in Iowa and SAPIC also presented information on their organization.
Kathleen also shared her experiences of working on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are” and PBS’s “Finding Your Roots”.
There was a lot of camaraderie and sharing of ideas and tips with all of the attendees. We also sold a lot of books (duplicates of those in our collection).
The conference could not happen without the help of all of the volunteers. A huge thank you goes out to everyone that helped in any way! Your generosity and gift of time is much appreciated.