2008 Calendar of Events

If you would like to be considered as a speaker to give a genealogy or history oriented presentation at one of our monthly events, please contact Jim Johnson at jjohnson747@suddenlink.net

Date Speaker


We strive to offer educational programs that are genealogical or historically oriented. Frequently, in addition to our monthly featured program, we provide a short (usually 15-20 minutes) 'hornbook' session by an Education Committee member that focuses on a genealogy research topic.
January 11 Glenda Bernard, Marilyn Christian and Philip Adderley "A Brick Wall Problem: Who were the parents of Ida Van Norris?"
February 9 Chandra Lester "Conveying my African American Genealogy"

Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christain: "Old Time' Medicine, Remedies, and Cures"
March 8 Philip Adderley "(One of the) Jemison Families of Jackson and Quachita Parishes, 1845-1870"

Hornbook Presentation: Evidence Analysis Research Flow Chart developed by Elizabeth Shown Mills
April 12 Mark Armstrong and Claude McCrocklin
"A Brief History of Potter's Point"

Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard: "Preserving an Old Family Bible"
May 10 Phillip Adderley "The Law and Genealogy"

Hornbook Presentation by Phillip Adderley:  "Using Compiled Louisiana Civil Codes."
May 17 ALTGA Staff Beginner's Genealogy Class
June 14 Marilyn Christian "Yellow Fever Epidemics"
July 12 Glenda Bernard Louisiana State Archives and it's new online offering, plus a review of Judy Riffel's book regarding holdings at the Archives."
August 9 Lloyd Bockstruck All Day Seminar: 
(1) Virginia: Where the British Empire Began;
(2) Migrations Across the South;
(3) The Scots-Irish in Colonial America;
(4) How to Find the Maiden Names of Females. 

Location: Broadmoor Methodist Church (George Pearce Activity Hall), 3715 Youree Dr, Shreveport).

Cost: $30 if registered before August 7, 2008.
September 13 Charles Phillips "Restoration of Old Photographs"

Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christian: "Should I Tell?"
October 11 Linda Weaver Clarke "Family Legacy Writing Workshop"

Note: Location will be at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Capt Shreve Dr, Shreveport.

Hornbook Presentation by Phil Adderley: “Negative & Exclusionary Evidence – What They Are and How to Use Them" 
November 8 Hines S. Vaughan "Preservation of Historic Oakland Cemetery"

Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard : "Courthouse Research"
December 13 Annual Meeting/Election of Board Members/ Christmas Party
Note: Monthly meetings are held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Avenue Shreveport Louisiana (Fairfield Avenue at Kings Highway). Other events are located as noted.