Events

Jun
29
Wed
Weds Workshop – Chronicling a Life in a Newspaper Timeline @ on Zoom
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ray Roth will discuss and share with the group how he used online newspaper resources to establish a family timeline.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jul
6
Wed
Weds Workshop – Members Helping Members @ on Zoom
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join the group to get help or offer help to someone else.  Bring your genealogy questions and problems for help from members of the group. Detailed problems that are specific to your family should be submitted in advance to the email discussion group (GENCAMLIB@googlegroups.com) with a description about what research you have done already and the research question you are trying to answer. General questions and topics for discussion may be raised in class and need not be submitted in advance.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jul
13
Wed
Weds Workshop – Lineage Organizations @ on Zoom
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

You are invited to share your experiences with lineage organizations such as DAR, SAR, Mayflower Society, Swedish Colonial Society, Huguenot Society and any others you know of.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jul
20
Wed
Technology Special Interest Group @ Online using Zoom
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The VCGS Technology Special Interest Group uses a workshop format. Attendees are encouraged to raise topics they need help with or that they would like to know more about and our members will chip in to offer advice and ideas. Our meetings are open to the public. Leaders are Ray Roth and Don Worth. Contact Don Worth, worth@ucla.edu, if you would like to join us.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Jul
27
Wed
Weds Workshop – Follow-up to general meeting @ on Zoom
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discussion and Q&A about Andrew Fairweather’s talk on Tenement Housing and Paul Milner’s talk on Irish Immigrants to North America.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Aug
3
Wed
Weds Workshop – Members Helping Members @ on Zoom
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join the group to get help or offer help to someone else.  Bring your genealogy questions and problems for help from members of the group. Detailed problems that are specific to your family should be submitted in advance to the email discussion group (GENCAMLIB@googlegroups.com) with a description about what research you have done already and the research question you are trying to answer. General questions and topics for discussion may be raised in class and need not be submitted in advance.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Aug
10
Wed
Weds Workshop – Heritage Quest @ on Zoom
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Do you know you can access Heritage Quest through your library card?  Join the group to learn what’s available and how to navigate this site.  Judy will be helping guide you through the process.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Aug
17
Wed
Weds Workshop – DNA Grouping @ on Zoom
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Lauran will walk you thru how she used DNA to sort out Match connections in four case studies.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Aug
24
Wed
Weds Workshop – Follow-up to general meeting @ on Zoom
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discussion and Q&A about Larry W. Thomas’ talk on The Tax Man Cometh and Jeanette Sheliga’s talk on Navigating FultonHistory.com.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]

Aug
31
Wed
Weds Workshop – Labor—On the Backs of Others @ on Zoom
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Timed to coincide with Labor Day, the first Monday in September, Sandy will lead this discussion about labor unions, movements, strikes, child labor, disasters, sweat shops, etc.  Do you have ancestors who worked in these arenas or under challenging conditions?  You are invited to share their stories and/or how you located them.


[This meeting will be held online with Zoom and an invitation will be sent out to the VCGS Weds Workshop Googlegroup email discussion group prior to the meeting. If you are not already on the email discussion group you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@venturacogensoc.org to be added. All our workshops are open to our members and the public.]