You are invited to attend the following programs:
"Ancestors at War & How to Find Them" - Jeffrey E. Mason
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit
If your ancestor fought in an American War, the chances of finding documents relating to their service are high. This presentation will focus primarily on records related to the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War, and will include several online resources to help you find your ancestral war records.
2018 Bus Trip To Allen County Public Library
The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, Inc.
31st Annual Research Trip: Allen County Public Library Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Saturday, June 9, 2018
You are invited to join members and friends of DSGR and our trip partners from the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society for a full day of research at the 2nd largest genealogical research library in the U.S.:
Depart: Lawrence Technological University (LTU) parking lot C 6:15 am
Depart: Livonia Senior Center (15218 Farmington Rd. @ 5 Mile Rd) 7:00 am
Depart: Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 7:45 am
Rest stop (1st one in Indiana) ~8:30 am
Arrive: Allen County Pub Library, Ft Wayne IN 10:00-10:15 am
Research time ~10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Depart: Ft Wayne 6:15 pm
Rest stop (MI west of Jackson) ~8:15 pm
Arrive back at Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 8:45 pm
Arrive back at Livonia Senior Center 9:30 pm
Arrive back at Southfield (LTU) 10:00 pm
Cost is $40.00 and open to all; boxed meals $12.00 (optional)
This covers transportation on a full facility (National Trails) bus. We will have donuts and bottled water available during the morning ride to Ft Wayne. There are vending machines with pop and snacks at rest stops, and the ACPL has a concession area available for lunch (restaurants are also nearby). For the return trip, optional boxed meals can be purchased. Reservations limited to the first 55 people - so don’t delay, reserve early.
1907 Detroit Tigers - "Let's Go Tigers!"
Group portrait of 1907 Detroit Tigers; uniformed players posed in dugout, with ball boy and dog.
Printed on mat front: "Detroit's champions of the American League 1907.
Eubanks [Eubank] Rossman, Crawford, Donovan, Mullin, Willits [Willet],
, Killian; D. Jones, Downs, Cobb, Coughlin, Shaefer, E. Jones;
Seiver [Siever], Archer, Jennings, Schmidt, O'Leary, O'Brien, mascot.
Photographed by Fisher-Kline Co., 64 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, Mich."