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April Occasions!

Try Peoria County Genealogical Society’s upcoming occasions on their web site:

Be certain to enroll in CAGGNI’s upcoming program on April 20

CAGGNI is internet hosting Suzanne Hoffman, skilled genealogist and member of the Genealogical Audio system Guild, on April 20, 2024, from 10:30 am – 12:15 pm, on the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights, IL, and by way of Zoom.

Her matter will likely be “Why is Jewish Analysis Totally different from All Different Analysis?” Suzanne will discover why Jewish analysis is so troublesome and why the historic impediments to analysis make collaborative analysis a should. She is going to discover the obstacles and the promise of options to fixing household mysteries.

This will likely be hybrid occasion, permitting in-person and Zoom attendance. However we hope anybody within the space will benefit from the chance to fulfill with fellow genealogists in individual.

For info on different upcoming CAGGNI occasions, please go to:

St Clair Co Genealogical Society information:

Register prematurely at this link

The primary image postcards have been revealed for the 1889 Paris Exposition, celebrating the completion of the Eiffel Tower. In America, the primary image postcards have been printed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago—making Illinois the birthplace of the American image postcard. An early point out of postcards is within the 1870 diary of a Welsh curate, who known as them “a cheerful invention.”

This night’s speaker, Katherine Hamilton-Smith, is the founding curator of the Teich Archives, the world’s largest public assortment of postcards and associated supplies and a core assortment of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Her presentation seems on the documentary energy and significance of image postcards. She touches on the position Illinois performed within the historical past and growth of postcards, and on the image postcard as a cultural icon. 

Hamilton-Smith is a museum and archives skilled with 30+ years of expertise in public historical past, historic websites administration, exhibitions and interpretation. She holds an MA in Artwork Historical past from the College of Chicago and a BA in Artwork Historical past from the College of Nebraska.

All SCCGS’s future events are on the general public web site. At all times free to members, and even free to non-members, on the day introduced.



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