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Attend a general meeting or board meeting, to explore volunteer opportunties available.
Stories from the Stacks
Stories from the Stacks - Milwaukee Genealogy
Share in the discovery of our roots as Margaret Sandoval (MCGS Recording Secretary 2006-2022, Mexican Fiesta genealogy coordinator) teaches library classes and conducts research in Humanities about her own early Hispanic Milwaukee family with Crypto-Jewish roots.
As of May 2023 the downtown Milwaukee Central Public Library Humanities Room is open Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room is for art, humanities, and local history research only including genealogy.
Originally posted at Milwaukee Public Library website
. Posted with MPL permission.
Stories from the Stacks
Sponsored by Milwaukee Public Library Foundation
Additional in-kind support from First Dibbs
Created by First Dibbs
Directed, Filmed and Edited by Jenny Plevin
Music and Graphics by Allison Westbrook IV
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Join us at MCGS in person and online monthly meetings and online beginner classes!
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Please see this link for a listing of all MCGS events.
Beginner Genealogy Online Classes
Next Class: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 9:30am
"Don't Jump to Conclusions: After the Research Foreign Research"
Article Submission Deadlines
Do you have a genealogy research story to tell or research tips to share? How did you break through that brick wall? Do you have a suggestion for an article topic that you would like to know more about?
Our quarterly newsletter, the MCGS Reporter, not only goes out to our members, we also share it with other Genealogy Societies and Research Libraries in the U.S.
The submission deadlines are:
February issue - January 1st
May issue - April 1st
August issue - July 1st
November issue - October 1st
Milwaukee Central Public Library - Meeting Room
The Milwaukee Central Public Library is currently open to the public.
After over 2 years of only online meetings, Friday afternoon MCGS monthly general meetings will now be held at Milwaukee Central Library 1st floor Rotary Club of Milwaukee Community Room and Online. The next meeting will be on Friday, June 23rd at 1:00pm.
Starting in September 2022, Saturday morning 9:30am MCGS genealogy classes will be held at Central Library and Online.
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Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, Inc.