Story County Genealogical Society
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Story County Genealogical Society
Story County, Iowa, USA
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Wednesday, February 27
Writing Joy! Emma's Story (Genealogy Plus!)  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Alice Hoyt Veen, CG
 
Research identifies our ancestors by linking individual to families and families to generations.  But to truly understand their lives we must discover and share their stories.  This case study presentation explores techniques for reconstructing the past and effectively tell a family's multigenerational history.  This is "Emma's story."
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Monday, March 11
Write!  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Dr. Alissa Stoehr
Write!  Now you have your ancestor profile, the preface, astory board which describes the content and flow of your story ... time to write.  Let's practice a bit ... 


Wednesday, March 20
Scanning and Storing Documents and Images  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speakers: Cris Nagla, Dennis Allen
 
Cris and Dennis will be bring their scanners and demonstrating how to scan and store your valuable images on your computer.


Wednesday, March 27
Genealogy and Computer Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Monday, April 8
Questions? Hit a Block? Help is Here.  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Dr. Alissa Stoehr
This session will focus on compiling and printing your story.  What about self-publishing?
Question and answer, discussion.


Wednesday, April 17
"Remember the Ladies," said Abbigale to John...  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Dr. Alissa Soehr, Iowa State University
 
It is challenging to find out much about our female ancestors due to legalities and norms of the times in which they lived.  Women were allowed to ...lots of things!  Women were "respectable roles" in lifes, roles were dicated by men, beliefs and law.  Some women rebelled, most didn't.


Wednesday, April 24
Genealogy and Computer Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Monday, May 13
Telling Your Story: Wrap-up  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
We've worked hard all year on "telling our story" and now it's show time!  Selected stories will be read.


Wednesday, May 15
Ask the Experts!  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your questions about genealogical research, documentation, writing your family story, how-to-do this or that, where to write for a resourc, where to find a resource and more.


Wednesday, May 22
Genealogy and Computer Help Session  (Help Session)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Bring your genealogy and computer questions and we'll try to help you find a solution.



Sunday, October 20
Genealogy Workshop  (Genealogy)
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Stanhope Community Center, 600 Main Street, Stanhope Iowa 50246