This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. (NO CLASSES IN July and August. Classes resume in September). Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:
Stacks of Paper: How to Organize
Home Sources, Paper, People
Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
W5 - Be a Detective
Beginning Internet Sources
Six Major Record Groups
Attendees should dress comfortably. Consider bringing a seat cushion, bottled water, and a sack lunch (there will be a 30 minute lunch break).
Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG
Celebrate National Architecture month by learning about the many prominent Denver Architects who chose Fairmount as their final resting place, including Franke Edbrook, Temple Hoyne Buell, Burnham F. Hoyt, and Reinhard Schuetze. Presented by Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteer Tom Morton.
This weekend marks the 152nd anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War. Riverside Cemetery, the oldest operating cemetery in Denver, is home to more than 1,200 Civil War veterans, including three Medal of Honor recipients, soldiers that fought with the "Colored Troops," and even some Confederates. Hear some of their stories, presented by the Fairmount Heritage Foundation.
Ann Komara, professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Colorado at Denver, discusses her new book which explores acclaimed landscape architect Lawrence Halprin's urban renewal effort for downtown Denver in the 1970s.
This living history focuses on the early years of former Denver resident Golda Meier, the first female Prime Minister of Israel and one of the 20th century's most influential women. Performance by local actor and scholar Helen Trencher. Part of Light: The Holocaust and Humanity Project, in partnership with The Colorado Ballet. For more information, visit http://coloradoballet.org/performances-1/light-the-holocaust-humanity-pr...
Large Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4
Eventually you will find not everything is available through the Ancestry databases, FamilySearch, or elsewhere online. Journey into the mysteries of paper. Encounter microfilm. We will rescue you, unplug you, and lead you to even more genealogical resources.