Stirpes, Volume 34, Number 1, March 1994 Page: 66
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Around The State
March 26. 1994: Victoria Genealogical Seminar
Desmond Walls Allen, a nationally recognized genealogist, will be the featured speaker
at a spring seminar on March 26, 1994, sponsored by the Victoria County Historical
Commission. Seminar topics will be "Picking Up the Problem Line" from 9:00-12:00 a.m.,
"Confederate Military Records" from 1:00-2.15 p.m., and "Public Domain Land Records"
from 2:30-3:45 p.m. The seminar will be held in Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 4106 N. Ben
Jordan, Victoria, 7X. Registration is from 8:00 to 9.00 a.m. Pre-registration fee is $20. Atthe-door
registration fee is $25. Send registration to: Patsy Hand, 417 Cottonwood St.,
Victoria, TX 77904. Phone (512) 575-0049.
April 16. 1994: Wichita Falls. Richard L. Hooverson Seminar
Richard L. Hooverson will present a seminar at the North Texas Genealogical and
Historical Association on Saturday, April 16, 1994. His topics will include (1) The Roots
Revolution: Getting Started in Genealogy; (2) Today I've Got to Get Organized: Doing It
Correctly the First Time; and (3) Using Time Effectively: Researching the Most Important
Sources. The seminar will be held at the Church of Christ, 10th & Broad streets, in Wichita
Falls. For more information contact John Yates, 2802 Cromwell, Wichita Falls, 7X 76309.
April 23, 1994: Midland. Genealogical Seminar
Midland Society's Spring Seminar will be held on Saturday, April 23, 1994, from 8:30
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 305 N. Baird St., Midland, 7X Lloyd
D. Bockstruck, Head of the Genealogy Division, Dallas Public Library, will be the featured
speaker. His topics will be: War of 1812, Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor, Finding
Substitutes for Birth and Death Records, and Tennessee Valley Research. For additional
information, contact Ms. Carolyn Sowell, MGS Registrar for Spring Seminar, P.O. Box 1191,
Midland, TX 79702.
April 26-29, 1994: Waco. Texas History Lectures
The McLennan Community College will sponsor four lectures on Texas history and
genealogical research in conjunction with the Brazos River Festival. The programs will be
presented on campus from 8 a.m. - 12 noon, April 26-29, 1994. Tuesday through Friday. For
more information contact McLennan Community College, ATTN. Richard Coronado,
Continuing Education Department, 1400 College Drive, Waco, 7X 76708.
April 30, 1994: Houston, Lloyd Bockstruck to Speak
The Houston Genealogical Forum will hold its all-day Spring Seminar at the Scottish
Rite Temple, 2900 North Braeswood, Houston, 7X, on Saturday, April 30, 1994. Feature
speaker will be Lloyd Bockstruck, Dallas, Tex., Genealogy Library Archivist and noted Author,
Lecturer and Researcher. He will speak on (1) Military Pensions and Records through the Civil
War, (2) Courtroom Records, Civil & Criminal, and (3) Onomatology - Ancestral Clues from
Names. For more information, write FHGF, P.O. Box 271466, Houston, 1X 77277-1466,
AT77N: Bill Swearingen, or call (713) 827-4155 (w). Vendors, write Les Martin, 823 Teetshorn,
Houston, TX 77009 or call (713) 861-8230
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