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The Tercentennial Reunion of the Descendents of William Elder of Maryland
will be held July 21-25th 2011 at Mt. St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD.
Mt. St. Mary’s University is America's second oldest Catholic University,
located on 1,400 acres just an hour outside of Baltimore and Washington and
the surrounding Frederick County area.
We are planning loads of summer fun so please bring the KIDS!
For more information on the reunion please send your name and email address
Tim Gallagher spqr753(a)msn.com or write to The William Elder of Maryland
Descendents Association, Inc. P.O. Box 202 Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-0202
Atmospheres by Design
I've "rescued" an old photograph of Minnie & Gracie WARNER which was taken
at the Lane Studio in Iowa. The name of the town in Iowa is only partially
visible on the photograph so I'm guessing that it is either Brayton,
Clayton, or Dayton, IA. The photograph appears to have been taken in the
1880's with the two girls appearing to be 4-6 years old at the time it was
taken. I'm hoping to locate someone from this WARNER Family, so that this
wonderful old treasure can be returned to the care of this family. If you
are a member of this family, or you know someone who might be, please
On 5/4/2010 7:31 PM, Constance Diamond wrote:
> For those with Norwegian research.
> *Genealogists Invited to Join Participate in Norwegian (or other)
> *July 14-17, 2010*
> *Darrell W. Krueger Library, Winona State Univeristy, Winona, MN*
> *At the 7 Lag Stevne*
> Genealogists will be present during the 7 Lag Stevne from three
> Norwegian /fylker/ (large counties or small states):
> *Buskerud* fylke---Numedalslågen Lag, Ringerike Drammens Districts
> Lag, and
> *Oppland* fylke --three 100^th anniversary lag from Hadeland, Land,
> and Toten
> *Telemark* fylke --Telelag
> *These groups have genealogists and genealogy committees that have
> worked with many of the same farms and church parishes in these areas
> over time*. Perhaps they could help you.
> *Each lag group brings many of its own special resources, such as
> /bygdebøker,/ maps, family histories *(and more) *to this event just
> once each summer.*
> The library has the Norwegian Pictorial Review (1959-1984).
> Library has books about Norwegians in America --and especially Minnesota.
> *The library has wireless capability if you bring your own laptop*
> *There are 7 lag classes on using the digital archives from Norway*
> *There will be an open computer lab two days*
> The library is equipped with microfilm/microfiche reader-printers
> Print size is 8.5 x 11 inches for four machines
> One prints up to 11 x 17 inches (good for newspaper pages).
> There is also a reader scanner, which saves images to a pdf or tif file.
> Because this serves as a regional library, there are several
> newspapers on microfilm or available digitally.
> */Winona Daily News/* on microfilm from 1947 to the present, but
> digitally through many name changes: Winona Argus, Winona Daily
> Republican, and Winona Republican-Herald from 1857. The digital
> version can be accessed free from anywhere in the world at
> */Chicago Tribune/*/ /is available digitally April 23, 1849-December
> 31, 1985 and on microfilm from 1853-1871.
> */Minneapolis Tribune/* is available digitally 1867-1922 and on
> microfilm from 1867-1900 and 1984-1992.
> *If you choose to come, you will need to register.* A registration
> form allows access to other classes and entertainment as well as
> See web site *www.7lagstevne.com* <http://www.7lagstevne.com/>_ _for
> more information
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