The Iowa Genealogical Society needs a volunteer to place new catalog cards in the cabinet drawers. This person needs to be detail oriented using the alphabet. Training will be provided. You may do this at your convenience during the library’s open hours. Estimated time needed is about 4 hours per month.
Contact Jennifer Ewing @ email@example.com or 515-276-0287
Michele McNabb from the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn
will be holding a workshop at IGS starting at 10:30 a.m. on April 26, 2014. If you have Danish ancestors or German ancestors from Schleswig-Holstein this
Michele C. McNABB
is something you won’t want to miss.
- Were They Danish or German?–Danish Ancestors from Slesvig-HolsteIn
- From Denmark to America: The Immigration Experience
- Cyber Genealogy–Danish Style
Agenda and mail in Registration
Online Registration: IGS members $45.00 includes lunch. Non IGS members $50.00 includes lunch. No refunds after April 20th. Continue reading
Tech Conf 2014
The Spring Tech Conference is now available for registration, either online or by mail. The Denny’s will cover: Tribal Pages – Personal Website, Purchasing a New Computer or Tablet, Using the Cloud, and Useful Utilities – GenSmarts and Animap. Continue reading
You can now see our library. Go to the main menu: Library-Library Facility where you will find an image of the library. Click and drag your mouse to change the view.
For a view of the Woodland Cemetery Receiving Vault area in Des Moines click on the By Dennis Allen in the top right corner of the library image and select the second image.
The British/Welsh and Scots/Scots Irish Interest Groups have combined. They will meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month starting 9 Jan 2014 at the IGS library at 7 pm. The Irish Group will continue to meet on the 3rd Tuesday.
Once again Webster County Genealogical Society has added to their Ft Dodge Messenger Index series with the year 1923. It contains 145 pages and sells for $23.20. It may also be ordered by mail or phone from IGS. It includes adoption, birth, anniversaries, death, family events, guardianship, homestead, illness, land records, marriages, naturalizations, divorce, military, and many other categories that are coded for easy finding.
Want to impress your friends?
A Genealogy Name Tag from IGS is a unique conversation starter. Your genealogy at a glance that can be worn with any clothing. Black letters on a white plastic badge (2 1/8 x 3 3/8) with a pin clasp on the back. Font size appropriate for space on badge.
Saturday, April 12
The Tech Conference will be April 12 at the IGS Library, Tentative topics are: Tribal Pages website for your personal genealogical site; The Cloud and Dropbox, what and how to use; Purchasing a new computer, what you need or don’t need. An additional topic will be announced later.
Tech Conf 2014
Excellent conference!, Informative & pleasurable, Very upbeat, Thanks for a very fascinating conference, Good speaker, Great topics, Beth is awesome – get her back, Phenomenal, Great handouts, New information are some of the comments about the Annual Conference. Beth Foulk and Dr. David Gradwohl did an excellent job! You can follow Beth at Genealogy Decoded