Tuesday, October 15, 2013

October WSGS webinar

The October Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00 PM CST
Finding Those Who Served:
Genealogy Resources at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Presenter: Russell Horton, Reference & Outreach Archivist, Wisconsin Veterans Museum & Archives
The son and grandson of Army veterans, Russell Horton is the Reference & Outreach Archivist at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. He earned his undergraduate degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and master’s degrees in history and library science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is also the author of an award-winning article, “Unwanted in a White Man’s War: the Civil War Service of the Green Bay Tribes.” Russ began working at the WVM as a graduate student in 2001 and has worn many hats, processing manuscripts and cataloging objects before accepting his current position in 2008. He helps researchers ranging from genealogists to professional historians learn about the stories and sacrifices of Wisconsin veterans.
Russ Horton
Date: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM CST
Webinar Description:
Do you have military ancestors in your family and don't know where to begin to look for information on them? The Wisconsin Veteran's Museum and Archives have many resources that can help point you in the right direction, including much on the Civil War, World War I and II and more. Come listen to Russ as he shares all of the jewels and gems of their collection and how it might be able to help you with your genealogical research.
To register for the webinar, follow this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2611639535833757696
Webinar ID: 118-090-691
After registering, you will receive an email with information and a link to join us the night of the webinar and handout information.
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