MSOG Annual Meeting – Nov. 6, 2021
WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN AND HOW, A GENEALOGISTS’ MANTRA
The Annual Meeting will be November 6, 2021,
This event is free for members. Non-members can join the society up to Oct. 23 in order to join us for the day.
We invite you to join our virtual presentation. The day will include society business, chapter announcements, Members Contribution Stories, with a focus on your ancestors who worked or participated, between 1933 and 1940, in any of the New Deal Programs. Michael Strauss, AG will be presenting his lecture named “The New Deal : Putting your Ancestors to Work.” Please share any documents that show your ancestor was involved in a New Deal Program. Come have some fun in our Genealogy Escape Room, which will be presented by Thomas MacEntee.
9:00 AM Welcome, Business Meeting presented by our President Seema Kenney ,society Officer Reports
9:55 AM Introduce Michael Straus
10:00 AM Michael Straus Presents” The New Deal: Putting Your Ancestors to Work”
11:00 AM Questions/discussion with audience
11:15 AM BREAK
11:25 AM Introduce Thomas MacEntee
11:30 AM Thomas MacEntee Presents “The Genealogy Escape Room”
12:30 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Continuation of Business Meeting…
1:20 PM “PowerPoint Slideshow” New Deal Program, Member Contribution, Stories, with Commentaries
1:50 PM Prizes (Must be in attendance) Hosted by Kelly A. Fox , Vice President, MSOG & Carol Katsulis, Vice President MV Chapter
2:00 PM Question/discussion with audience, networking, and social hour
Note: Schedule subject to change
Member Contribution Stories
Did you have an ancestor who worked or participated in any of the New Deal Programs between 1933 and 1940?
Major Federal Programs and Agencies of the following:
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) National Industry Recovery Act
Civilian Works Administration Social Security Administration (SSA)
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Tennessee Valley Authority
Share your research, tell us their name, their lineage line to you, what New Deal Program they worked for or benefited from, any information you have found on how their lives were impacted by the New Deal. You may include a photo or newspaper article with your submission.
Submittals deadline by October 29, 2021
Email PDF image to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note on email subject line: Member contribution story
Registration is open. You must be logged in to register.
If you have any questions, please contact the Annual Meeting Committee.