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Saturday, October 9
Arab American Genealogical Research in US Records: An Introduction with Reem Awad-Rashmawi  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Arab American Genealogical Research in US Records: An Introduction with Reem Awad-Rashmawi
Similar to other Americans, those who descend from Arab-identified countries of the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region can find clues to their family history in traditional genealogical sources. This presentation will introduce those conducting Arab American genealogical research to tips and tricks to find those ancestors in US records. Beyond traditional resources, unique record groups specific to the Arab American experience will be addressed.



Saturday, November 6
They Came to the Great Lakes: Sources of Michigan Ethnic History with John Beatty  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
11:00 am
online meeting - registration is required - Joint meeting with OCGS
Joint meeting with the Oakland County Genealogical Society
They Came to the Great Lakes: Sources of Michigan Ethnic History with John Beatty
This talk will examine the sources that exist about the various ethnic groups that came to Michigan, mainly focusing on the Allen County Public Library’s collection. We will look briefly at the histories of these groups and examine books, and occasionally, websites, that will allow one to do further research on these groups.
Annual joint meeting with the Oakland County Genealogical Society (OCGS) will be presented via the Zoom Webinar format. The program will begin at 11:00 am.  They Came to the Great Lakes: Sources of Michigan Ethnic History in the Allen County Public Library will be presented by John Beatty, Senior Librarian, local historian, editor, book co-compiler, and photographer of the John D. Beatty Collection housed at the ACPL-Genealogy Center.



Saturday, January 8, 2022
​Bring out your Dead! Plague, Pandemics and Epidemics in Your Ancestry with Derek Blount  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Bring out your Dead! Plague, Pandemics and Epidemics in Your Ancestry with Derek Blount
The program discusses epidemics from the 1200s to present and where to find unusual data records about the epidemics and records of people that succumbed to them.



Saturday, February 12, 2022
TBA  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
TBA



Saturday, March 12, 2022
Finding Family in the 1950 US Census Before it is Searchable with Thomas Koselka  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Finding Family in the 1950 US Census Before it is Searchable with Thomas Koselka
This session will cover the tools available to you to search by location: State, County, City or Township, and Enumeration District to locate your family before searching is available. Tom's presentation will also discuss how you and other volunteers can help ensure this census is searchable by researchers. The process is reportedly different than the process used ten years ago.



Saturday, April 9, 2022
TBA  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
TBA



Saturday, May 14, 2022
TBA  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
TBA



Saturday, June 4, 2022
DSGR / WWCGS Annual Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
​Joint Research trip with the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
Joint Research trip with the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
DSGR / WWCGS Annual Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Details and transportation options will be available in Spring 2022. Last year this trip was a meet-up instead of the usual bus trip due to the pandemic.