Saturday, October 31, 2015

PGS Events for the Week of 1-7 November2015

Monday, 2-Nov-2015 at 1:00 PM--History -Geo now available free in Largo Library. This class will demonstrate how to use this resource to trace  your family history through land ownership maps. Luce, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Tuesday, 3-Nov-2015 at 10:00 AM--Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC): History and Research. The CCC was a major governmental program of the New Deal that sought to employ millions of destitute young men of the Depression Era. Although the term “CCC” is usually recognized, few specifics are generally known about the program. This presentation recounts the history and accomplishments of the CCC, as well as characteristics of the corps members and camp life. It will also explore where records can be found and how to order them if needed. Summers, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Wednesday, 4-Nov-20 15 at 10:00—the class will demonstrate how to search the vast databases available on this rapidly-expanding site made available from the LDS (Mormon) genealogy collection. Bryan, Local History Room, Largo Library.

Friday, 6-Nov-2015 at 10:00 AM--Franco-American Discussion Group. Geographic areas include: Europe (primarily France, but not limited to France)-Eastern Canada (primarily Quebec, some Ontario, but including the Acadians of the Maritime Provinces)-USA (Central North America and New England, also Louisiana and the surrounding Southern states). Grandmaison—Local History Room, Largo Library.

Saturday, 7-Nov-2015 at 10:00 AM--Family Tree Maker User Group--Questions & Answers and Demonstration of how to use the Family Tree Maker genealogical database software. Hosmer/Bryan, Jenkins C, Largo Library.

No comments: