Monthly Archives: October 2009

Family History Month, "Life at the Turn of the 19th Century in Shreveport."

Library celebrates Family History Month October 14, 2009 In celebration of Family History Month, the Genealogy Department at Shreve Memorial Library’s Broadmoor branch will host Laura McLemore, an archivist from LSUS, at 3 p.m. Sunday.McLemore will speak on “Life at … Continue reading

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A historical account of 18th century mourning dress and funeral customs

“…PASSING THROUGH THE VEIL: 10 a.m., Family History Center, 10335 Highland Road. A historical account of 18th century mourning dress and funeral customs presented by Pam Rabalais Vinci, Ryan Aldridge and Jenna Kuttruff. Sponsored by Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical … Continue reading

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Algiers Historical Society Meeting – featuring "Cemetery Preservation in New Orleans"

Hello Algerines and History Buffs! This coming Saturday (10/17) at 10am, in time for All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Daniel Hammer of the Historic New Orleans Collection will give a presentation on cemetery preservation in New Orleans, at … Continue reading

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Central Louisiana Jewish temple celebrating 150 years

October 2, 1859 marks the formal establishment of the Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim. “…the congregation will commemorate this history with a special service at 6:30 p.m. today, Oct. 16, in the sanctuary of the temple at 2021 Turner St….” You may … Continue reading

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USGenWeb site hacked?

According to lister noted here: URL there is a hacker running amuck! Read the disturbing message at that URL about the affected sites. The URL that I frequent for USGenWeb Louisiana Archives is the dot net domain and NOT the … Continue reading

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Louisiana history and genealogy

Southwest Louisiana Genealogical and Historical LibraryOctober 16-17, 2009 -The second Branching Out in Genealogy seminar iscosponsored by the Southwest LouisianaGenealogical and Historical Library, (a branch ofthe Calcasieu Parish Public Library), LibrariesSouthwest, the Southwest Louisiana GenealogicalSociety, Inc, and Friends of the … Continue reading

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Sons of the American Revolution Library

The Sons of the American Revolution library database can be accessed here. There is also a Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution website. http://www.sar.org/lassar/index.html A search for “Louisiana” related material in the library database revealed over 200 … Continue reading

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