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Zion Genealogical Society of Lake County (Illinois, USA)

Researching Around the World


Including the Neighboring Lake County Communities of:

Beach Park, Gurnee, North Chicago, Park City, Wadsworth, Waukegan, Wildwood, and Winthrop Harbor




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Checkout the Calendar of Genealogy Events by State Sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

Click Here for the May Handout on Using Newspapers


War of 1812 Contributor

FUNDRAISING COMPLETE

While the fundraising has ended, the digitization process continues. As of June 2018 images for surnames A through O were available at Fold3. That process will continue until every page of every War of 1812 pension record is added.


Worldwide Indexing Event - Fuel The


MONDAY
AUGUST 17, 2020


“Wisconsin Historical Society Research Centers”

ZOOM MEETING

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Make sure that you've installed the Zoom software before the event and you'll use that link to join the meeting when it begins. It is free install. Click the link below for more information

ZOOM How To & Participant Guide

Melissa Olson

Presented by: Melissa Olson

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

Melissa Olson is the Head of the Archives and Area Research Center at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, where she also serves as the Digital Initiatives Librarian. A graduate of the MLIS program at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, she has been at Parkside for 13 years.

ABOUT THE TOPIC

In this session, she will discuss the Area Research Center Network of the Wisconsin Historical Society, the resources provided by the Society and its Centers, and the best ways to find and use these resources. She will also share information on digital resources in the State of Wisconsin, including UW-Parkside’s current and upcoming digital collections.

LOCATION
ZOOM Meeting
Beach Park Village Hall
11270 Wadsworth Road - Lower Level
Beach Park, IL 60099


SPEKER
7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

BREAK/SOCIALIZE
8:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

BUSINESS MEETING
8:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.







The ZION GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY research materials are housed at the Zion-Benton Public Library for the public's use. Our society volunteers are at the Zion-Benton Library to assist you if needed on Monday mornings, from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon and on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.

Due to COVID-19 and the governments request to "stay home & stay healthy", there will be no society volunteers available for assistance through the month of April 2020. We hope to return in May 2020.

Our quarterly newsletter The Illuminator is published in February, May, August and November. Articles may be submitted online to the Editor or mailed to the Society at: 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099.

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NEXT MONTH:

JULY 20,2020
"Christmas in July"

Cancelled Due To Covid-19

SEPTEMBER 21, 2020
"The Top 10 Genealogy Tips and Tricks"

Join us via a Zoom Meeting

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Make sure that you've installed the Zoom software before the event and you'll use that link to join the meeting when it begins. Click the link below for more information

ZOOM How To & Participant Guide

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