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Join us on a trip to the SLC Family History Library

Do you know what these symbols mean? These are symbols you might find in the familysearch catalog. If you see just a camera, you can access the image free at home. If you see the magnifying glass with a camera with a key over it, you can search the digital index at home by clicking the magnifying glass and you can look at the original images at any family history center. If you see the reel, it means the images have not been digitized and that you will need to view the record at the family history library in Salt Lake City.

SO . . . Come with us to Salt Lake City!! Learn how to use the FamilySearch catalog effectively and find those images you need.

THAGS is hosting a research trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah:

WHEN: October 17-24, 2018

LODGING: Plaza Hotel, right next door to the Family History Library. Group Rate under The Humble Area Genealogical Society's name

$25 Trip Fee to cover emergency and planning expenses. Travel, lodging, and food costs paid for by each individual going. Bring a friend, spouse, etc. You do not need to be a member of THAGS to go on the trip.

Contact Patsy McLaughlin for more information, 832-439-8045,

MAY Monthly Meeting, Researching Texas Probate Records by Victoria Fair Woo

May 14, 2018, 7 PM, Tullis Library in New Caney, TX

Other Information you might be interested in:

Austin Genealogical Society Learn. Connect. Preserve. Energizing Family History.

Please share with your membership... There are still spots available for the 2018 AGS seminar featuring Blaine T. Bettinger. Click here to register. Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a DNA specialist by night. He is the author of the long-running blog, The Genetic Genealogist, and frequently gives presentations and webinars to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry. We look forward to seeing you there! AGS 2018 Seminar and Workshops May 11 - 12, 2018 Two workshops - Friday, May 11: Sold Out Seminar - Saturday, May 12 Using autosomal DNA to solve mysteries Using third-party tools to analyze autosomal DNA The danger of distant matches Begging for spit Blaine will autograph books at the seminar. Please feel free to bring your copies of Genetic Genealogy in Practice and The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy. Sincerely, Debbe Tipping 2018 Seminar Coordinator Austin Genealogical Society

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