Native American Heritage Month
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Native American Heritage Month

Announcement from National Genealogical Society— Native American Heritage Month Resources The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to honor our country’s Indigenous Peoples as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month. We hope the resources listed below will help with your genealogy and family history research or be useful information to share with others. The Library…

October is Family History Month
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October is Family History Month

Posting of an email Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS): There is Still Time for Your Organization to Celebrate Family History Month We are still celebrating Family History Month—there are two more weeks in October for your organization to get more people engaged in discovering their past. If you’ve not done so yet, get the PDFs…

National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Email notice from National Genealogical Society (NGS): National Hispanic Heritage Month Resources The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to join the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (15 September–15 October) honoring the “histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.” We hope the resources…

NGS  to Launch Preserve the Pensions Phase II: Veteran Bounty Land Records Project

NGS to Launch Preserve the Pensions Phase II: Veteran Bounty Land Records Project

NGS Press release… RICHMOND, VA, 2 JUNE 2023—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) today announced the next phase of its work with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to preserve pension files and other records of veterans of early American wars. NGS and the National Archives and Records Administration have agreed that the second phase of the…

Colorado NGS Attendees – Dinner in Richmond, Virginia – RSVP
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Colorado NGS Attendees – Dinner in Richmond, Virginia – RSVP

The following is an email announcement from Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies (CCGS) for its members, which includes BGS members… NGS Attendees Colorado Dinner in Richmond, Virginia – RSVP CCGS members had a great get-together at RootsTech last March where 15 attended our Friday night dinner. Again, CCGS is having a get-together dinner for Colorado…

Join NGS Q&A Discussion on the 2023 Family History Conference
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Join NGS Q&A Discussion on the 2023 Family History Conference

Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS): Join NGS on Zoom… For a Q&A Discussion about the 2023 Family History Conference Join Jan Alpert, Matt Menashes, and NGS members this evening, 9 February 2023, at 8:00 p.m. (ET) on a Zoom event. Learn about the NGS 2023 Family History Conference—its program, special activities, pre-conference events, and…

Why the USCIS Fee Increases Matter

Why the USCIS Fee Increases Matter

Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS)… Join NGS for MemberConnects! Why the USCIS Fee Increases Matter Join NGS for our next MemberConnects! event with Rich Venezia, Marian Smith, and Renée Carl speaking about the proposed fee increases from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS is the successor agency to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)…

Black History Month

Black History Month

Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS) Celebrate Black History Month and Explore Resources and Events Join the National Genealogical Society (NGS) in honoring Black History Month. The video resources and events listed below may be of interest and helpful to those researching Black ancestry: No Longer Forgotten is a free, virtual conference that will be…

Save the Dates: 2023 NGS Conference
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Save the Dates: 2023 NGS Conference

The following is an Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS) — Save the Dates: 31 May – 3 June NGS 2023 Family History Conference, Richmond, Virginia Mark your calendars for the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2023 Family History Conference, 31 May – 3 June, in Richmond, Virginia. The theme is Virginia: Deep Roots of a…