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New Books for January 2018

Lots of yearbooks this month, plus some WWI resources…

Call Number Date Author Title
G-B 157 1969 Hatch, Alden The Byrds of Virginia
R-210 157 1977 Tolstead, Laura Kansas Rocks and Minerals
R-210 BU 24 1995 Circle High School True Blue
R-210 CQ 03 V 17-18 1999 Chautauqua County KS Gen Soc Gen-Tree
R-210 MN 19 1991 Ramona Rural High School Ramona Rural High School Class of 1941 50th Anniversary
R-210 RH 04 2014 Penka, Bradley R. Post Rock Country
R-210 RL 01 1991 Kansas State University Royal Purple
R-210 RL 01 1997 Kansas State University Royal Purple
R-210 SG 006 1946 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 006 1960 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 006 1972 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 006 1975 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 006 1979 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 006 1985 1926 Wichita State University Parnassus
R-210 SG 008 1974 Friends University The Talisman
R-210 SG 008 1975 Friends University The Talisman
R-210 SG 210 1963 Wichita Southeast High School Hoofbeats
R-210 SG 210 1964 Wichita Southeast High School Hoofbeats
R-210 SG 211 2016 Wondra, Keith Old Cowtown Museum
R-210 SG 212 1994 Goddard High School Lionian
R-210 SG 212 1995 Goddard High School Lionian
R-210 SG 212 1996 Goddard High School Lionian
R-210 SG 212 1997 Goddard High School Lionian
R-210 SG 213 1991 Kapaun Mt Carmel High School Crusader
R-670 262 2014 Lang, Sean First World War for Dummies
Online – Link in Catalog 2017 Hirrel, Leo P. Supporting the Doughboys: US Army logistics and personnel during World War I
Online – Link in Catalog 1974 Hewitt, Linda J. Women Marines In World War I

Power-Up SIG Notes: Holiday To-Do List

The holiday season is a family-rich time of year, making this a primo opportunity to ask questions, copy photographs, swab DNA tests and otherwise make a little progress on our genealogy research!  But it only works if you know the questions, have a DNA test kit ready, and remember to bring a scanner or cell phone!  So let’s get planning…

    • Opportunities
      • Who will you be seeing in the next couple of months?
        • Do you have questions for them?
        • Do you want to record interviews?
        • Do you want to ask them to take a DNA test?
        • Is this the time to get those cool 4-generation photos?
        • Do they have photos or other records or memorabilia you’d like to get digital images of?
        • Do you have any unidentified photos you’d like them to look at?
        • Do you have anything for them, such as written profiles, thumb drives of digital images, photo books, pedigree charts or printed trees?
      • Will you be traveling?
        • Will you be near any cemeteries or repositories?
        • Will you be near any sites that you’d like photos of (old houses, schools, churches, etc)
        • Will you be near any Facebook friends or others that you could stop and meet in person?
      • Will you be sending holiday cards or gifts?
        • Do you want to include any forms to request information?
        • Do you want to include any family history gifts?
      • Will anyone ask you for a gift list?
        • Are there any genealogy reference materials you’d like?
        • Perhaps a subscription to a new website?
        • Membership in a genealogy society
        • Maybe a trip to a genealogy conference?
        • Some archival boxes for your treasures?
    • Calendar
      • Event dates
      • Shipping dates
      • Ordering lead times (printing a photo book, getting a DNA kit)
    • To-Do List!
      • Tasks
      • With due dates
      • And priorities