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Who Were the Men of the CCC?
Monday, July 11
Who Were the Men of the CCC?  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
WHO WERE THE MEN OF THE CCC?
 
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps, a work relief program, and determine if your ancestor served in the CCC.  Bill Buckner explores the history of the program and gives tips on where to find more information. 



Church Records and Your Family Tree
Monday, August 8
Church Records and Your Family Tree  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
CHURCH RECORDS AND YOUR FAMILY TREE
 
Church records of any denomination can offer insight into your ancestors' lives.  Marriage documents, obituaries and more can open doors.  Join speaker Alan J. Lefever of the Texas Baptist Historical Collection to find out how.
 



What's in a Name?  Creative search strategies to identify ancestors
Monday, September 12
What's in a Name? Creative search strategies to identify ancestors  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
WHAT'S IN A NAME?  CREATIVE SEARCH STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY ANCESTORS
 
Names can be helpful in your searches, but what if the name changes, is misspelled or just hard to read?
The Genealogy Center's own Hannah Kubacak has strategies to be successful in these cases
 



Proving the Link Between Generations: Outside the Box Search Strategies and Tips
Monday, October 3
Proving the Link Between Generations: Outside the Box Search Strategies and Tips  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
PROVING THE LINK BETWEEN GENERATIONS: OUTSIDE THE BOX SEARCH STRATEGIES AND TIPS
 
Take the next step in your genealogy research by exploring some often overlooked research tools.  Angela Granger, Regent of the Henry Downs Chapter, NSDAR, has the tips you need when vital records aren't available. 



From Minsk to Manhattan: Using Maps to Retrace an Ancestor's Journey
Monday, November 7
From Minsk to Manhattan: Using Maps to Retrace an Ancestor's Journey  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
FROM MINSK TO MANHATTAN: USING MAPS TO RETRACE AN ANCESTOR'S JOURNEY
 
Speaker David Passman shares his storyof retracing an immigrant ancestor's journey during the Age of Steam.  
A variety of documents revealed the transmigrant experience through a complex transportation system.