Genealogy Forum of Oregon Published: 18 October 2017
The Genealogy Forum of Oregon is hosting the following workshops in the upcoming months:
Write It Up! With Marti Dell, Co-Editor of the GFO Bulletin, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at GFO Library This workshop will help participants tackle the sometimes-overwhelming task of writing about family history stories and findings. Dell will help participants focus on identifying just one thing to share with others, then writing it up.
“Paper and Spit”: DNA + Genealogy, and How to Make That First Contact, with Don Anderson, Author and GFO Member, 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the GFO Library Don Anderson, whose newly released book “Paper and Spit,” chronicles his journey to find his birth parents and discover his true ethnic heritage, will discuss his book at this free event.
Personal Archiving with Laura Denise White, GFO’s resident archival consultant, 2 p.m. Dec. 16 at the GFO Library In this workshop, participants will learn how to preserve some family heirloom papers and photographs, but also see how to put together family history gifts with relics from yesteryear. Attendees are encouraged to bring in a sample of items of their very own to work on during this interactive session, such as photos, letters or diaries.