Blog 2017

 


Welcome to the SwedGenTour Sept-Oct 2017
in Madison, WI, Rock Island, IL and Lindsborg, KS

 

Madison, WI

Sept 23 2017 with Wisconsin Historical Society

Event will be held at:

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Program:

9:00 AM-9:30 AM         Registration and Opening

9:30 AM-10:30 AM       Kathy Meade – Swedish Records online with Arkiv Digital

10:30 AM-10.45 AM     Break

10.45 AM-11.45 AM     Charlotte Börjesson – Swedish DVD and Online Resorces

11.45 AM-12.45 PM     Anna-Lena Hultman – Swedish Culture and the emigration from Sweden

12.45 PM-13.45          Lunch

13.45 PM-2:45 PM        Anneli Andersson How to find living relatives and tips for trips to Sweden

2:45 PM-3.00 PM         Break

3.00 PM-4:00 PM         Olof Cronberg – Swedish Historical Maps and Disbyt

9:30 AM-12:45 PM       One-on-One      Sign up here for 30 minutes

13.45 PM-4:00 PM       One-on-One     Sign up here for 30 minutes

 

Rock Island, IL

Sept 30 2017 with Augustana College/Swenson Swedish Immigration Center

 

Program

9:00 AM-9:30 AM         Registration and Opening

9:30 AM-10:30 AM       Kathy Meade – Swedish Records online with Arkiv Digital

10:30 AM-10.45 AM     Break

10.45 AM-11.45 AM     Charlotte Börjesson – Swedish DVD and Online Resorces

11.45 AM-12.45 PM     Anna-Lena Hultman – Swedish Culture and the emigration from Sweden

12.45 PM-13.45          Lunch

13.45 PM-2:45 PM        Anneli Andersson How to find living relatives and tips for trips to Sweden

2:45 PM-3.00 PM         Break

3.00 PM-4:00 PM         Olof Cronberg – Swedish Historical Maps and Disbyt

9:30 AM-12:45 PM       One-on-One      Sign up here for 30 minutes

13.45 PM-4:00 PM       One-on-One     Sign up here for 30 minutes

 

 

LINDSBORG, KS

Oct 7-8 2017 with Old Mill Museum

Attend 1 or 2 days
Sessions for beginners &
experienced researchers
Hands on computer time
Assistance from experts
with ArkivDigital and the
SwedGen Tour
 

Program

Saturday Oct 7
8:00-4:30 Workshop Lectures & Lunch
Lindsborg Middle School Auditorium
 
7:30-8:00 Registration and coffee
8:00-8:15 Opening Remarks
8:15- 9:00 Basics of Swedish Research. Anneli Anderson
9:20-10:20 Swedish Records Online with ArkivDigital. Kathy Meade
10:40-11:40 Use Swedish Records on ArkivDigital – A Case Study. Kathy Meade
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:45 Emigration from Sweden. Anna-Lena Hultman
2:05-3:05 Searching for Place Names in Swedish Records.Geoff Morris
3:25- 4:25 DISBYT- make connections in Sweden. Charlotte Börjesson
 
8:00-11:30 Computer Lab Session #1 Vision_Tek 121 S. Main St.
1:00-4:30 Computer Lab Session #2 Vision_Tek 121 S. Main St.
 

One-on-one with Anna-Lena Hultman if you want individual help

Saturday
8.00-8.45
8.45-9.30
9.30-10.15
10.15-11.00
11.00-11.45
 
Sunday
8.00-8.45
8.45-9.30
9.30-10.15
10.15-11.00
11.00-11.45
 
12.45-13.30
13.30-14.15
14.15-15.00
15.00-15.45
 
Sunday Oct 8
8:00-4:30 PM Lectures & Lunch
Lindsborg Middle School Auditorium

 

7:30-8:00 Registration and coffee
8:00-8:05 Announcements
8:05-9:05 Estate Inventories
9:25-10:25 Reading & Meaning in Swedish Records Part 1
10:45-11:45 Reading & Meaning in Swedish Records Part 2
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:45 Military Records
2:05-3:05 Historic Maps
3:20-4:20 Other Historic Records on ArkivDigital Kathy Meade
 
8:00-11:30 Computer Lab Session #3 Vision_Tek 121 S. Main St.
12:45-4:15 Computer Lab Session #4 Vision_Tek 121 S. Main St.

 

 

 

 

 

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SwedGen to Minnesota spring 2017

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American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, MN

Intro to Swedish Genealogy

Wednesday, April 26

10:00-11:00am OR 5:30-6:30pm

Discover the basics of Swedish Genealogy with this hour-long lecture.

Researching Beyond Household Records

Wednesday, April 26

11:30am-12:30pm OR 7:00-8:00pm

Interested in digging a little deeper into your Swedish story? This hour-long lecture expands on the basics and will provide you with the means to research on platforms outside of the Household Records.

Individual Research Sessions

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Digitalizing in Minnesota

24 april – 17 maj

We are going to churches in Nicolette, Wrigth and Kandiyohi counties and perhaps also two big churches in Minneapolis to copy their old Swedish records.

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SwedGenTour 2017

to Madison, WI, Rock Island, IL and Lindsborg, KS

23 sept – 5 okt

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