Friday, July 22, 2016

719. Explore German Indiana at IHS on August 13th

(Get this vital question answered: Do paleographic resources relate to genealogy?)

German Heritage Day

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Day Classroom; Indiana History Center


     Celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial by exploring the contributions of German immigrants and their descendants to the culture, economy and landscape of Indiana. Hear local historian William L. Selm explore Indiana’s early Germanic settlers though paleographic resources and iconic architecture.
      Early registration: $20 ticket; $15 member of IHS or Palatines to America
After July 29: $20
     $12 box lunch available for purchase. Includes parking at the Indiana Historical Society and admission to Indiana Experience the same day.
       This class is eligible for 3 LEU available. 
[A partnership with Indiana Chapter Palatines to America and Indiana Historical Society]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

718. Any Ancestors/Relatives In Indiana State Hospitals?

I found this great listing of former State Hospitals down at the Indiana State Library. Knowing the correct terminology can help searching/finding the correct records. Thanks to Alan January and his staff.



Monday, July 18, 2016

717. Ball State Digitizing Indy Parks Collection

The following collection sounds like a really interesting set of images. If you had Indianapolis ancestors, they probably spent many a pleasant day in various Indy parks and recreation areas.
[Thanks to the Society of Indiana Archivists Newsletter.]


Sunday, July 10, 2016

716. Law School Commencements at IUPUI Site

If you might have some Indiana lawyers in your ancestry, there are some graduation resources on the IUPUI Special Collections website, 1894-1923. [We won't tell, if you don't!]


Friday, July 8, 2016

715. Do You Have Baltic Ancestry?

If you're not familiar with Nelson Price's radio show on Saturdays, and you have Baltic ancestry, you might want to tune in to WICR and check out this program tomorrow.


Monday, July 4, 2016

714. GSMC Expanding Online Resources

The Genealogical Society of Marion County is concentrating on enlarging their collection of online research materials. Currently, as of this Independence Day, the Society has 192 Members databases and 80 Public databases up and available. This is in addition to all of their past newsletters and past quarterly journals. Look for even more items coming online throughout the summer. Good Hunting!
[Below is a sample of the IPS Elementary Schools list.]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

713. GSMC Explores Naturalizations Next Wednesday

We celebrate Independence Day annually, and our immigrant citizens really have a lot to celebrate. All of our family lines are from somewhere else; join Lisa Alzo to help unravel yours.