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Online Early-Bird Registration Discount Extended

Online Early-Bird Registration Discount ExtendedOnline Early-bird registration the ISGS Fall Conference has been extended until October 6th!Early-bird Mail-in Registration Discount price for the ISGS Fall Conference ENDS October 1st! Hilton Garden Inn ISGS room block CLOSES October 6th! You won’t want to miss out on these discounts.Join J. Mark Lowe, Tony Burroughs, Patricia Stamm, LaDonna Gardner at the Regency Conference Center in O’Fallon, IL. Visit the ISGS website at www.ilgensoc.org for more details about sessions, speakers, meals and more.

Sep/Oct Newsletter Now Available!

The Sep/Oct 2014 issue of the ISGS Newsletter is now available to both ISGS members and non-members.
Visit the ISGS website at http://www.ilgensoc.org and click ISGS Newsletter to download the current issue (in PDF) and to view past issues going back to January/February 2008.
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Register Now for the 2014 ISGS Fall Conference “Land of Opportunity” in O’Fallon Save the War of 1812 Pensions -  Match Challengeand more………

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RESCHEDULED September 2014 Webinar – Treasures and Hidden Secrets of the Illinois Regional Archives (IRAD)

RESCHEDULED! Please update your calendars . . . this webinar has been rescheduled due to illness. The webinar will now take place at 8:00 pm Central on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. If you are already registered, you will receive an update via email - you do not need to register again!

Join us on September 23, for Treasures and Hidden Secrets of the Illinois Regional Archives (IRAD) with Luana Darby, where you will learn about the Illinois State Archives regional depositories and how you can gain access to a variety of common and unique records.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 8:00 pm Central

Description: If you research in Illinois, you don’t want to miss the resources held in the seven regional archive repositories of IRAD. From vital records to city directories, probate to local histories, each site has its own unique set of records. Learn tips and tricks for getting the most out of your visit, whether long-distance or on site. Come see some of the gems already gleaned from the v…

September 2014 Webinar – Treasures and Hidden Secrets of the Illinois Regional Archives (IRAD)

Join us on September 9, for Treasures and Hidden Secrets of the Illinois Regional Archives (IRAD) with Luana Darby, where you will learn about the Illinois State Archives regional depositories and how you can gain access to a variety of common and unique records. Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 8:00 pm Central Description: If you research in Illinois, you don’t want to miss the resources held in the seven regional archive repositories of IRAD. From vital records to city directories, probate to local histories, each site has its own unique set of records. Learn tips and tricks for getting the most out of your visit, whether long-distance or on site. Come see some of the gems already gleaned from the vast resources of this amazing Illinois asset. Presenter: Luana Darby, MLIS Luana Darby, MLIS, is a Salt Lake City based genealogist who specializes in the U.S. Midwest, Palatine German, and American patriot research. Her love for genealogy came from listening to stories at her grandmothe…