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ISGS Office Closed Monday, January 21, 2013

The ISGS Office will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2013 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The office will be open from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 . Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 24, 2013. © 2013, copyright Illinois State Genealogical Society

Upcoming Webinars - February 2013

Join us on Tuesday, February 12 , at 8:00 PM Central, when Harold Henderson, CG will present, Best Genealogy Present You Can Give Yourself: Citing Your Sources . To attend this webinar, register at . Last week's webinar, Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional WWI Selective Service Records , presented by Linda Woodward Geiger, CG CGL is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website ( ). Upcoming Webinars February 12 – Best Genealogy Present You Can Give Yourself: Citing Your Sources Presenter: Harold Henderson, CG Registration: March 12 – Back to Your Roots: Planning a Successful Heritage Research Trip Presenter: Lisa Alzo Registration: April 9 – Digging Through Documents Word by Word Presenter: Debbie Mieszala, CG Regi

January 2013 Webinar – Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional Selective Service Records

Did you know that there are more Selective Service records than the military draft cards we're familiar with? To learn more, join us on January 8, when Linda Woodward Geiger will present Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional Selective Service Records . Date : Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 8:00 pm Central Description : Explanation of the Selective Service process including discussion of the three distinct registrations; classification lists; inductees lists; appeals to the President; and records relating to delinquents and deserters. Presenter : Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL Linda Woodward Geiger is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogist(SM) and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturer(SM). Linda is a professional historical and genealogical researcher, author, and lecturer. Although she specializes in Georgia's state and county records and a variety of federal records, particularly of the southeast