Tuesday, April 3, 2012

April Meeting: U.S. Military Record Research

Saturday, April 7, 2012
Research Class: 12:30 PM
Main Program: 1:45 PM

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Hall
520 Dana Street
San Luis Obispo, California

This month's research class will be presented by Ruth Lang CGHow May I Help You? Getting the Answers You Need from Government Agencies, Archives and Libraries. Increase your chances of receiving prompt and complete replies to your queries from record clerks, archivists, and librarians. Ms. Lang worked for over ten years with the Fresno Historical Society, helping to answer researcher questions. Helpful tips and examples of successful queries included.

After the research class will be a brief business meeting at 1:00 PM, followed by some tasty snacks and time for chatting with other members. Don't miss the drawings for some excellent prizes!

Ms. Lang will also present the main program: U.S.Military Record Research. If at least one of your family lines has lived in the U.S. for several generations, most likely you had a male ancestor serve in the military. The main program lecture will discuss the types of records available and how to locate and obtain these records.

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Ruth Lang has twelve years' experience with historical and genealogical research. For over ten years she worked for the Fresno City & County Historical Society as a researcher, oral historian, and archivist assistant. She is a board-certified genealogist who speaks regularly to genealogical and historical groups, and who does private research for clients.

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