“Ancestry Day in Oklahoma”
An event so big it takes two days! Join us November 7 and 8, 2014, as we celebrate the release of the largest collection of Native American records on Ancestry.com! Collections from the American Indian Archives at the Oklahoma History Center and from the National Archives at Fort Worth, Texas, have been digitized for the first time. Come celebrate with us.
November 3, 2014
Monday, 6:00 pm OGS General
Speaker: Rick Fogarty
Rick Fogarty is a professional genealogical researcher in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is a third-generation genealogist with deep Oklahoma roots and a citizen of the Muscogee Creek nation. He is a life member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and specializes in Native American, adoption and forensic genealogical research. He has attended the Boston University program in forensic genealogy. He is a member of the National Genealogical Society and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy.
Have you considered using social media in your genealogical research? Are you interested in how adoptees can find unknown family members by using genealogical principles? Rick Fogarty will explain forensic genealogy in its function and application and how it can apply to your genealogical research projects. Advanced and traditional forensic genealogical techniques can be used to help break down walls and expose clues that can be found in surprising sources. These sources include genetics genealogy, social media, genealogical websites, online search engines and access to public information.
Monthly programs are free for all members of Oklahoma Genealogical Society. Non-members are welcome, but are charged $5 to attend each program. We invite you to join!
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Research Center News
The card catalogue of the Oklahoma History Research Center is now accessible from home. Go to the
Oklahoma Historical Society website www.okhistory.org
then Click on Research.
The Oklahoma History Research Center is open for researchers until 7:45 pm on the Monday evenings when Oklahoma Genealogical Society meetings occur.
Directions to the Oklahoma History Center locatedat the northeast corner of the state capitol complex at N.E. 23rd and N.
1 - turn north from 23rd Street at the first street east of the capitol
2 - turn east at the stop light at N.E. 28th and Lincoln then south on Lindsay to the Oklahoma History Center parking
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