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Meeting Locally, Researching Globally

Colorado Genealogical Society

CGS Board Meeting

2 February 2015

10th Mountain Division Room on the 5th floor, 6-8 pm. The CGS Board meeting is open to all members.


8 February 2015

Facilitator: Carol Darrow
Denver Public Library, 5th Floor Gates Room, 1:30 - 3:30 pm.
Assignment: Bring the outline for your project or a new chunk of writing for your project.

This is our fifth year for the group but newcomers are welcome to join any session. We'll start by helping people get over the fear of writing about their lives and the lives of their ancestors and then start work on a personal project.

Beginning Genealogy

14 February 2015

Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn
Denver Public Library, 5th Floor Gates Room, 10 am – 3:30 pm.

Learn how to get started in genealogy or jump start your research.

Program Meeting

20 February 2015

Care and Preservation of Family Photos

presented by Emily Moazami

Feeling overwhelmed about how to care for and preserve your family photos? Not sure where and how to store them? This presentation will give you simple steps for preserving, storing, and organizing your family photographs.

Emily Moazami is the Photo Archivist and Associate Curator of Photography at History Colorado. Prior to moving to Denver in March 2014, she worked almost eight years as a Photo Archivist at the Smithsonian Institution, including the National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Ms. Moazami received an MA in Museum Studies from George Washington University (2006) with a focus on photograph collections management.

GEM: Member Denise Quintana describes her Holmes stereoscope and shares family pictures.

Special Interest Class

21 February 2015

Out of the Computer and Onto the Shelf: Self-Publishing with Lulu

Instructor: Pat Roberts

What do you envision for your family history project? Take a brief journey into the land of self-publishing and turn that “someday” book into published reality. Pat Roberts will share with us an exciting journey into publishing your book. Pat is past president of the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies, an alumnus of IGHR, SLIG, Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a frequent lecturer for local genealogical societies.

Lunch Bunch




Reminders or Special Announcements

Colorado Marriages, 1858-1939

This immensely popular and useful CGS/DPL statewide index to Colorado marriages, previously available only on CD-ROM sold by the Society, is now available for free on the Denver Public Library website. Check it out at Colorado Marriages, 1858-1939.