From Research to Rodziny
September 8-10, 2006, Schaumburg, IL
Have you always wanted to find out about your Polish roots but did not know how to start? Or maybe you have started but have run into problems with records or language or some other brick wall. Help is at hand for the beginner and the more experienced researcher!
The Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA) will present its 28th Annual Conference, From Research to Rodziny, September 8 -10, 2006 at the Marriott, Schaumburg, IL.
From Research to Rodziny will cover 19 different Polish genealogy research topics including introduction to Polish genealogy, the importance of oral histories, researching the female line, post-mortem records, cemeteries, funeral customs, maps, archives, and missing birth certificates. There will be a special presentation by Ceil Wendt Jensen on Stuthoff: The First and Last Concentration Camp in Poland. Other speakers include Rosalie Lindberg and Harry Kurek of the PGSA, Professor Mary Patrice Erdmans, Jeffrey Bockman, and Mikolaj Pietrszak Dmowski, a Polish genealogy researcher and co-founder of the first post-1945 heraldic genealogical society in Poznan. Certified Genealogist and author Ceil Wendt Jensen will introduce her latest book Sto Lat: A Modern Approach to Polish Genealogy.
You can learn more about this conference at the PGSA website.