Oregon Genealogical Society

Free Webinar Workshop Nov. 11th

Here Come the Doughboys! Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors - FREE!
We will be offering a free all day webinar workshop “Here Come the Doughboys! Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors” on Saturday, November 11th, Veteran’s Day. It will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the OGS Library. The original webinar was put on by the Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook, IL and we are offring it with their permission.
PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED. Email your name to education@oregongs.org to reserve your seat.
Program Schedule:
  • Reconstructing your Soldier’s WWI Experience   9:00 am – 10:30 am
  • I Have My Ancestor’s WWI Record – Now What?   10:45 am – 11:45 am
            Lunch – Bring your own sack lunch and beverages   11:45 am – 12:15 pm
  • The Spirit of St. Louis: WWI Records at the NPRC   12:15 pm – 1:15 pm 
  • Allied with the Allies & Aliens in the Army   1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Pandemic 1918: Combating the Spanish Influenza During the Great War  2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Presenters Tina Beiard and Debra Dudek will help you locate military records, explore online resources, and navigate local, state, regional, and national depositories to create a fuller picture of your ancestor’s military service. This workshop is designed to help genealogists and historians of all experience levels to begin researching their Great War ancestors.

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