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MyHeritage Live Webinar
Saturday, May 30
MyHeritage Live Webinar  (Webinars)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Finding Your Ancestors in One Click With MyHeritage Search Engine by Chris Darrington
MyHeritage search engine is delighting family history fans worldwide. Learn how this search engine works, and how it can benefit your research, covering billions of records and important repositories and databases, in a single search, finding the resources you need.
 
Webinar will be recorded for later viewing. 



America: Our Records and Our History
Saturday, June 6
America: Our Records and Our History  (Webinars)
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
This is a virtual conference focusing on the federal records of interest to genealogists at the National Archives. Featured speakers will be Michael L. Strauss, Peggy Lauritzen, and Billie Fogarty. Register at https://azpimagensocblog.org/product/america-our-records-and-our-history-econference/

Schedule/Speakers (Arizona time, currently PDT):

8:00 a.m.    Welcome
8:15 a.m.    Michael L. Strauss – Introduction to the Records of the National Archives
9:15 a.m.    Break
9:30 a.m.    Peggy Clemens Lauritzen – United States Tax Lists and Records
10:30 a.m.  Break
10:45 a.m.  Michael L. Strauss – Military Research: Providing for the Common Defense
11:45 a.m.  Break
12:00 p.m.  Billie Stone Fogarty – Bounty Land and the American Soldier

Recordings of the presentations will be available for 30 days following the broadcast. Links to join the eConference, download the syllabus, and to access the recordings will be emailed to registrants.



MyHeritage Live Webinar
Saturday, June 13
MyHeritage Live Webinar  (Webinars)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
An Overview of the DNA Tools on MyHeritage by Chris Darrington
MyHeritage affordable, easy-to-use DNA home testing kit can reveal valuable family history information and tell you more about your origins. MyHeritage’s DNA Matching service enables you to enjoy exceptional matching capabilities for family history research. Review your Matches, contact, and exchange information with others, and learn how you’re related.
 
Webinar will be recorded for later viewing. 


Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, June 20
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom meeting; PCGS members will receive link via email
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, June 20
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting; Link will be posted on website
Class: Top Ten Countdown: How to Find a Birth Year Without a Birth Certificate
Birth certificates are a fairly recent phenomenon. Most states did not have state vital records office in operation until the early 20th century. Amy will describe other ways to acquire birth information.
Speaker: Amy Urman
Amy Urman is an experienced speaker, Professional Genealogist and Private Investigator. She holds a General Research Certificate from Boston University and is a graduate of ProGen. She is the co-founder and current president of the Pima County Genealogy Society.
 
Program: The Ins and Outs of Newspaper Research
Newspapers are a great source of family history details. Newspapers give facts and tell stories of our ancestor’s lives. We will learn some tips and tricks to searching newspapers, briefly cover what different facts one can learn about their ancestors in newspapers, and look at a number of newspaper websites and databases (including how to effectively search them).
Speaker: Moreen Ferdie
Moreen Ferdie, PLCGS, is a graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies in American Records and Methodology. She is currently finishing her studies in Eastern European. She is a professional genealogist. Moreen has been researching her family history for a number of years. Her specialties are Jewish, Eastern European and Newspapers. She is the Vice President of the Southern Arizona Genealogy Society (SAGS). Moreen plans the educational opportunities for SAGS. Moreen currently volunteers two afternoons a week at the Tucson Family History Center.



PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH
Saturday, July 18
PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH  (Monthly Meetings)
 
We are taking our summer break and will resume our monthly meetings on August 15, 2020!
 
 


Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, July 18
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.



RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, August 1
RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software. Bring your questions to be answered and problems to be solved.


Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, August 15
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, August 15
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
To Be Announced
Class: Mobile Apps for Genealogists
An overview of helpful genealogy and family history mobile apps from FamilySearch, Ancestry, and others.
Speaker: Bob Black
Bob Black retired in 2015 after a 38-year career in healthcare human resources. He has been volunteering at the Family History Center since 2011 and served as Director from 2014 until early 2019.  He currently serves on the PCGS Steering Committee.   He has a bachelor's and master's degree from Brigham Young University.   
 
Program: Becoming Americans
This class is a general overview of the immigration records available that help us piece together how, when, and why our immigrant ancestors came to America.  We will discuss passenger lists, alien registration files, naturalization records, as well as many other records and where to find them.
Speaker: Joey Caccarozzo
Joey L. Caccarozzo is a federal trial attorney by day and a speaker and researcher by night and weekends with a focus on DNA, Italian, Louisiana, Slovak, and Ukrainian studies. She is currently pursuing her Italian genealogy certificate through the National Institute of Genealogy Studies. She is the speaker coordinator for the Pima County Genealogy Society and a member of its steering and programming committees.



Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, September 19
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, September 19
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
To Be Announced
Class: Library of Congress Resources
Discover what resources are available through the Library of Congress to aid you in your genealogical research. Topics of discussion will include the available records and how to access them, both remotely and at the Library. In addition, we will discuss how your personal research can be submitted to the Library for storage and reference. We will discuss the types of personal genealogies that can be submitted to the Library and how to do it.
Speaker:  April Hale
April Hale is a genealogist with a passion for knowledge and a love for her family, both past and present. She is a middle-school history teacher who loves to find ways to integrate genealogy into her classroom. She is currently working on her master's degree in history.
 
Program: World War I Genealogy–Where Do I Start?
Start your journey towards learning more about your family’s connection to the war to end all wars. Using a fail-proof method of record gathering, you can begin to construct a large amount of information even if your ancestor’s official military records were destroyed in the NRPC fire. With thousands of resources available online, traditional archives, and in specialized museums, you'll be on your way to tracing your ancestor's Great War experience quickly and confidently.
Speaker: Debra Dudek
Debra M. Dudek is Head of Adult and Teen Services at the Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook, IL. Ms. Dudek specializes in British genealogy, World War I research, and emerging technology topics. An alumna of Olivet College (Olivet, Michigan) and the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland). Ms. Dudek holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, a Masters in Information and Library Studies, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies.
 
 
 
 



RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, October 3
RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software. Bring your questions to be answered and problems to be solved.


2020 Workshop & Seminar with Photo Expert Maureen Taylor
Friday, October 16 through Saturday, October 17
2020 Workshop & Seminar with Photo Expert Maureen Taylor  (Workshops/Seminars)
Truly Nolen Leadership Training Center, 436 S. Williams Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Friday Workshop Title: Albums: Identification, Preservation, Sharing
 
Saturday Seminar Topics:
   Lectures: Civil War Photo Clues
   Who's Little Joe? Photo Detecting 101
   7 Clues in a Box of Snapshots and 20th Century Images
 
Registration and details will be published on our website as soon as they are available.
 
SAVE THE DATE!!


Saturday, October 17
PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH  (Monthly Meetings)
In lieu of our regular monthly meeting, we will be holding our semi-annual seminar with Maureen Taylor the Photo Detective. Please check our seminar page for details as we draw closer to the event.



Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, November 21
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, November 21
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
To Be Announced
Class: Can I Use DAR.org?
DAR.org is a great genealogical resource. Karen will give an overview of what it offers and how to use it. We will look at the DAR library, several databases, card catalog and bible records. With over 1 million members' applications, there is an abundance of information available to all.
Speaker: Karen Winchester
Raised in Iowa, married an Air Force man, Karen Winchester has lived in six states and in Panama Canal.  She has lived in Tucson for 30 plus years. She has a BS degree from the University of Phoenix in Business Administration. Karen has followed in the steps of her mother and grandmother in researching her family. She started in the 70’s helping her mom in libraries.  Taking a break to raise a family, she recently returned to her quest.  Due to her mother’s support, she has been a DAR member for over 30 years; her mother joined in 1979, and grandmother in 1972. Today Karen is the registrar for the Tucson Chapter of the DAR. She wants to share the resources of the DAR that are open to the public via on-line, to help you further your research and  hopefully find a Revolutionary patriot and perhaps to a Mayflower passenger.
 
Program: Recording an Oral History: The Big Ten Blunders
Former newspaper journalist Kristin Delaplane has been conducting oral histories since 1991. She received her training at UC Berkeley and is a Certified Oral Historian. In this talk she will cover the ten most common mistakes and give tips on conducting oral histories that will bring out the most information from the interviewee.
Speaker: Kristin Delaplane
Kristin helps people capture their family or company stories through video oral history interviews and historical and genealogy research. Many clients have her craft a storyline to be published in a custom-bound book. From the great American landscape her clients have included notable American families and celebrities, including Best Actor Oscar winners and a Kennedy Center Honoree. A former journalist with the San Francisco Chronicle, Kristin has published several books, was active as a museum oral historian, and wrote a history column for several years.



RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, December 5
RootsMagic SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To Be Announced
 
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software. Bring your questions to be answered and problems to be solved.


PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH
Saturday, December 19
PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH  (Monthly Meetings)
Happy Holidays! Please join us on January 16, 2021, for our first meeting of the new year!