2011 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 8 Lise' Taylor, Supervisor, Genealogy Department, Broadmoor Branch Library "Library Resources for Genealogy and Historical Research"; Hornbook Presentation by Jim Jones: "Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner - A remarkable solution for preserving and sharing memories”.
February 12  Dr. Frances Swayzer Conley and A. Joel Conley Discusses book titled " Prez Lives:  Remembering Grambling's Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones"

Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard
March 5 (GEM) Jim Jones, Marilyn Christian, Doris Hunt, and Philip Adderley, CGSM "Becoming a Genealogy Detective" (Focuses upon beginning researchers, and includes some intermediate level material) plus Genealogy Library Tour.

Location is at Broadmoor Branch Library. Workshop hours are 9am - 1pm 

This event is part of the Genealogy Education Month Programs. 
March 12 (GEM) Philip Adderley, CGSM "My Family Ain’t There (in the National Archives) … Really?" (Oriented to researchers of all levels)

Hornbook Session: "Uncle Sam's Public Land in 1857 Louisiana"

Location is at Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield. Program hours: 1 - 3pm

This event is part of the Genealogy Education Month Programs.  
March 19 (GEM) Philip Adderley, CGSM "We're Not Beginners Anymore" (Intermediate/Advanced Level of Instruction) 

Location is at Broadmoor Branch Library.  Workshop hours 9am -1pm

This event is part of the Genealogy Education Month Programs.
March 26 (GEM) Expert Panel"Ask the Experts" Panel Discussion,  Live Q & A. (Oriented to researchers of all levels)  

Location is at Broadmoore Branch Library. Program hours 9am -1pm

This event is part of the Genealogy Education Month Programs.
April 9 Paula Flournoy "Mansfield Female College (History) plus their Special Genealogy Library Collection"

Hornbook Presentation by Glenda Bernard: National Archives
May 14 Susan Gross "Seeking Lost Tribes:  The Jewish History of North Louisiana for Genealogists"

Hornbook Presentation by Philip Adderley, CGSM :  "Avenues for Self Development"
June 11 Mike Montgomery "Differences in Colonial Louisiana and the British Colonies plus the Settlement of North West Louisiana"

Hornbook Presentation by Marilyn Christian and Doris Hunt. 'Timelines and Genealogy" 
July 9 Joe Slattery, Genealogist, Historian, Librarian "Homes of the Past in Downtown Shreveport"
Hornbook Presentation by Philip Adderley, CGSM :  "Local Land Record Primer"
July 14 - 16 Eight speakers offering 24 sessions Three day genealogical conference at Angelina College, 3500 South First Street (Hwy 59 South - two miles south of Loop 187), Lufkin, Texas.

August 13 Trevia Wooster Beverley, Professional Genealogist and Lecturer All day seminar: Topics:

(1) Mississippi: Researching the Magnolia State
(2) Tarheels and the Palmetto: Researching the Carolinas
(3) The Natchez Trace Papers
(4) Women and Their Records;

Location:  Pearce Activity Hall at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
September 10 Teresa Micheels "Some History of the Municipal Auditorium and the Stars that performed there"

Hornbook Presentation by Jim Jones
October 8 Kelvin Meyers, Professional Genealogist and Lecturer   "A Happy Home Without Husbands: The Women's Commonwealth of Texas"

**NOTE: LOCATION - This special program to commemorate October Family History Month will be held at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Capt Shreve Drive, Shreveport Time: 1 - 3pm; Free and open to the public
November 12 Len and Madeline Elford "Sentimental Journey through Old Shreveport"

Hornbook Presentation by Jim Jones
December 10 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.