Wichita Genealogical Society - 1987
Wichita Genealogical Society Day with Ancestry
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Monday, April 3
Special Interest Group Meeting  (SIG-Special Interest Groups)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Westlink Library
Members Only


Saturday, April 15
Internet Indexes can help find your Ancestors.  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alford Branch Library
Learn to use the internet to help you.  Often we ask for too much and become discouraged because of the amount of possibilities we receive back.  Today we will learn how to use various Internet indexes.  Wild cards will be discussed and show how they can help you find the lost ancestor.
 



Monday, May 1
Special Interest Group Meeting  (SIG-Special Interest Groups)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Westlink Library
Members Only


Saturday, May 20
World War II Rationing  (Quarterly Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alford Branch Library
American civilians first received ration books - War Ration Book Number One, or the "Sugar Book" - on May 4, 1942, through more than 100,000 school teachers, PTA groups and other volunteers. Sugar was the first consumer commodity rationed. Bakeries, ice cream makers and other commercial users received rations of about 70% of normal usage.By the end of 1942, ration coupons were used for nine other items, Typewriters, gasoline, bicycles, footwear, silk, nylon, fuel oil, stoves, meat, lard, shortening and oils, cheese, butter, margarine, processed foods (canned, bottled and frozen), dried fruits, canned milk, firewood and coal, jams, jellies, fruit butter were rationed by November 1943
 



Monday, June 5
Special Interest Group Meeting  (SIG-Special Interest Groups)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Westlink Library
Members Only


Saturday, June 17
Diseases that changed our families. Was it an Epidemic or a Pandemic  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alford Branch Library
Before vaccinations diseases were widespread and common.  A list of outbreaks will be discussed – maybe some of your family were lost during one of these outbreaks.  We will discuss where to learn if there was an outbreak that affected the area where your ancestors were living.