Spring Classes starting Jan. 21, 2017

Join us for our Free Spring Classes.  They run the third Saturday January – June.  January thru April will be held at the Mormon Trail Center 32 & State.  And the last two will be held at the W. Dale Clark Library.

For more information see our flyer:  gogs-spring-classes-2017-flyer-fin-10-13-16

Christmas Party – Dec 14, 2016

Come join us for supper at Valentino’s Dec 14 at 102 & Maple, 6:00-8:00  dutch treat. Come for great conversation and a good time.

 

Change of Meeting Site

For this meeting  of Nov. 16,   6:30

We have moved to the Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) on the UNO campus at 60th and Dodge.  The CEC is located near the UNO Bell Tower; parking is available on the north side of the Bell Tower.  Tell the attendant that you are going to a genealogy meeting and the gate will be opened.

http://www.unomaha.edu/business-and-finance/support-services/_documents/visitor-map.pdf

Our speaker will be Dave Wells speaking on the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Virtual Tour Projects

The Mormon Church invites you to see their Virtual Tour Projects available on the web and mobile Devices.  The tours are:  “Crossroads to the West”  “Less They Be Forgotten”  “Mormon Battalion Trail” “Willie Handcart Trail”  The WEB for Personal Computers:  http://www.earlylds.com  and for Mobile, Phone and Tablet  – Search for Map-N-Tour/MapNTour in the Google Play or App Store – Install the app, download the tour.

Funeral Pamphlets

We have a little project going with the library.  We have started collecting funeral pamphlets and they will be available in the file cabinet in the genealogy room.  Here is a listing of what is available so far.  This is a .pdf file and A thru K are listed.  Funeral pamphlet database

If you have funeral pamphlets that you would like to donate, you can bring them to a meeting or send them to:

GOGS
ATTN: Karen Jackson
P.O. Box 4011
Omaha, NE 68104-0011

If you live out of town, please email me at gogsworkshop@radiks.net and let me know who you are interested in. I have scanned all of the ones on the database and will email them to you for no charge. Check often because I will be updating the list periodically.

 

Indexing help needed for Omaha Bee

This can be done from home through Chronicling America!  The index will go on our website (since we also have these newspapers on microfilm at the library). Contact Merrily at 402-706-1453 or genclass@aol.com

See us on Facebook!

We have finally added a facebook page. You can find it under “Greater Omaha Genealogy Society”.
Come check it out.