Spring Conference 2019

Location: IGS West Wing, 628 E Grand Ave, Des Moines IA 50309-1924
Date: 13 April 2019

With Tina Beaird


8:00 – 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am Announcements

9:15 – 10:15 am Courthouse Finds

10:15 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 11:45 am Internet Archive for the Family Historian

11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm Rediscover Your WWI Soldier’s Experience

2:00 – 2:30 pm Break

2:30 – 3:30 pm Unlocking the Treasures Within Midwest Archives and Repositories


Tina Beaird

Tina Beaird is owner of Tamarack Genealogy and is also a Genealogy/Local History Librarian at a midsized Chicagoland public library. Tina lectures extensively on topics including genealogical methodology, military research and archival preservation. She is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists as well as a member of the Board of Directors for the Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board, the Northern Illinois Historic League, and the Oswego Heritage Association. She volunteers her time with several historical and genealogical societies across Illinois.

She has recently had articles published in the National Genealogical Society Magazine, Association of Professional Genealogists eNewsletter and the Federation of Genealogical Society’s Forum Magazine.  Tina has provided research assistance for fifteen years and has been researching her family’s history, as time permits, for over twenty years.