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    1. [TXSMITH] East Texas Genealogical Society Meeting - March 9th
    2. EAST TEXAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETYThe East Texas Genealogical Society will meet March 9, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Tyler Public Library in Taylor Auditorium, 201 South College, Tyler TX 75702. Meetings are open to the public and are free.This month’s speaker is Lisa Kay Reed. Her presentation will be “Bridging the Generations: Connecting Home, Local, and Federal Records in the New Deal Era."Lisa Kay Reed received a Master of Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is now working on a Ph.D. at Texas A & M University at Commerce, Texas, working with public history. Lisa is interested in the diaries, journals, letters and writings of ordinary people in their day-to-day lives and business dealings. Lisa has presented genealogy lectures in New England, Arkansas, and Texas. She will be speaking at Federation of Genealogical Societies in August 2019 in Washington, D.C. Her work appears regularly in the Texas State Genealogical Societies’ magazine Stirpes. Lisa's interest is in helping family genealogists improve their craft. Lisa can be contacted at 1997, she won the Dallas Genealogical Society’s Writing Contest for her article “Coming to Understand Sources: A ‘Proper’ Genealogy.” She won the Texas State Genealogical Society’s award for reference book by a professional, “Fort Worth Real Estate: Ben F. Allen & Sons Business Records” in 2014.Lisa will show us Civilian Conversation Corps’ member, F. L. Younger, who worked on a bridge and left behind a bridge of genealogically useful records that spanned and connected with other generations. Decades later, his grandson was part of a crew who built a new bridge at the same spot. Lisa will teach us about using occupational, federal, and home records to bridge those generations. ____________________________________________________________ Judge Judy Steps Down After 23 Years Over This Controversy

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