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Saturday, November 7
A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources - Curt B. Witcher  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
11:00 am
Webinar
This is a joint program with the Oakland County Genealogy Society (OCGS) and will be presented online via Zoom. 
 
November is our annual joint meeting of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and the Oakland County Genealogical Society.
Director of Special Collections and Genealogy Center Manager, Curt B. Witcher will be our presenter.  “A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources” includes an update on the new Genealogy Center website, new items available since mid-2019, what is available through their partnership with FamilySearch, and what steps the Genealogy Center has taken to keep staff and visitors safe during these times. The Genealogy Center is part of the Special Collections of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

This meeting will be a Zoom webinar. Registration is required.
 
NOTE: This is the first Saturday of the month!
 


Saturday, November 21 through Saturday, November 21
CANCELLED - DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Media Classroom, 1st Floor, Main Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward, Detroit
Stay tuned for topics to be announced.  Be sure to email DSGR DNA Coordinator with any ideas you may have or topics you might want to share.



Saturday, January 9, 2021
Maximizing the Library and Archives of Canada Website - Kathryn Lake-Hogan  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Online webinar
“Maximizing the Library and Archives of Canada Website” -  is an excellent resource for family historians, but it can be confusing to find what you're looking for. This presentation is your personal tour of the Library and Archives of Canada website. Learn how to find the records you want, discover strategies to get results from the databases, and explore new collections to further your family history research in Canada with this webinar with Kathryn Lake-Hogan.



Saturday, February 13, 2021
The Wayne County Poor House – From Hamtramck to Eloise - Adam Oster  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Online webinar or Explorer's Room at the Detroit Public Library
“The Wayne County Poor House – From Hamtramck to Eloise” - Long before the advent of modern social welfare, county government in Michigan maintained poorhouses or poor farms. Discover the lives and stories of those that resided at what became Eloise Psychiatric Hospital, a presentation by Adam Oster, Community Liason, Library of Michigan.
 
COVID-19 restrictions and Detroit Public Library Policies will determine if this program is held virtually or on-site.
 



Saturday, March 13, 2021
Copper, Iron and Salt Mining in Michigan - Ceil Wendt-Jensen  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Online webinar
“Copper, Iron and Salt Mining in Michigan” - A Webinar with Ceil Wendt-Jensen
 



Saturday, April 10, 2021
Preserving Documents, Photographs, and Ephemera - Romie Minor  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Online webinar or Explorer's Room at the Detroit Public Library
“Preserving Documents, Photographs, and Ephemera” - Romie Minor
 
COVID-19 restrictions and Detroit Public Library Policies will determine if this program is held virtually or on-site.
 



Saturday, May 15, 2021
Detroit United Railway (DUR) electric streetcar system of Southeast Michigan - Ken Schramm  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Online webinar or Explorer's Room at the Detroit Public Library
“Detroit United Railway (DUR)” electric streetcar system of Southeast Michigan – Ken Schramm
 
COVID-19 restrictions and Detroit Public Library Policies will determine if this program is held virtually or on-site.
 



Saturday, June 12, 2021
Annual Bus Trip to the Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
various pick-up points
Joint Annual Bus Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana with the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society. Additional information and registration will be posted on the society webpage in the Spring of 2021.