Friday, May 25, 2012

The SLOCGS Bulletin, May 2012

The May 2012 issue of the SLOCGS Bulletin, Vol. 45, No. 1, has arrived in members' mailboxes. It is another awesome issue, and many thanks go to editor Tim Tryon.

Here is Tim's "From the Editor" message:
Welcome to the 1940's edition of The SLOCGS Bulletin. In honor of the release of the 1940 census images, most of the articles included are in some way related to the 1940's. I certainly enjoyed reading all the stories you will find here and I hope you do too. On a related note, our September regular meeting will be a 1940 Census release party. I hope you will consider joining us for the festivities. It should be a lot of fun, with folks in '40s attire and displays of photos and anything else from that era that anyone would like to show off. Keep an eye on the SLOCGS website for updated information about the meeting.

Once again I want to thank all the writers who submitted the stories for this edition of the Bulletin. You make my job both easy and interesting.


Going to War in a Troopship, December 1944 by Wes Conner

The 1930s to the 1940s - A Time of Immense Changes for Most Americans, Tony and Dovie Hoffman Included by Ginger Goodell

The Swinging '40s in San Luis Obispo by Mary Adler Hansen

A Historic Day Preserved submitted by Lynnette Lewarton Storrs

It Was Over - Remembrances of the End of WWII by Janelle Richardson

John Pinckney Andrews transcribed by Martha Crosley Graham

Your Guide to Finding Ancestors in 1940 Census Images from

Community & Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks - A Website Review by Sharon G. Whitney (See Sharon's online review here)

P C How to... by Martha Crosley Graham

Upcoming SLOCGS General Meetings

SLOCGS Genealogy Classes

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The SLOCGS Bulletin is the magazine of the San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society, and is published twice a year. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Society. Please submit items for publication to Editor Tim Tryon. To join the SLOCGS, please see our membership page.

Copyright by © San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society


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