Wichita Genealogical Society - 1987
Wichita Genealogical Society Day with Ancestry
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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.
 



Monday, July 3
SIG Meeting Cancelled   (SIG-Special Interest Groups)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Westlink Library
Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day!


Saturday, July 15
Social History Research. How to fill in the gaps.  (Monthly Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alford Branch Library
Today we will look at how to compile a list of known facts about your ancestor.  Then we will use this information to discover how to research in social history.  Each person in attendance will complete a Social History using the information known about an ancestor.  Social History can help with a brick wall.
 



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


Saturday, August 19
Ranchito Roots-Railroad Workers Housing  (Quarterly Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alford Branch Library
Kristine Schmucker with Harvey County Historical Museum will be presenting today.  In 1911, the Santa Fe Railroad noted: "One of the most serious problems of railway maintenance between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains is that of securing and holding a sufficient supply of labor.. to obtain a better trained and steadier class of laboreres, efforts are made to locate men with families. . . That requies housing these laborers in a way not before attempted to any extent by the Santa Fe."