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Spring/Summer 2022 Genealogical Record 
The Spring/Summer issue of the Genealogical Record with terrific articles by Deborah Turkleson, Susan Ruske, and Rachel Frame is now available to HGF members.  Articles in this issue tell the stories of a family in the Great Depression, of poor Irish immigrants becoming farmers in antebellum Kansas, and of a German immigrant who fought in the Civil War and worked as a tailor for twenty-five years while raising a family.  Other articles include suggestions on doing your family history. The issue also contains details on how you can submit an article for an upcoming Record and possbily win $150. for the best article for that issue. 
HGF members can access this and all previous issues of the Record by logging into the HGF website, going to Member Resources, and then to The Genealogical Record

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Houston Suffragists Project

In 2019, five HGF members, Rae Bryant, Monica Andersen, Mary Hollis, Ginny Douglas, and Barbara Richards,  inspired by the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment,  teamed-up to look for Houston suffragists from 1920. After scouring Houston’s archival closets looking for suffragists and with additional research help from HGF members Lynda Collins, Randy Pace, and Carolyn Shimek, they uncovered the story of the first women to vote in federal elections in Texas and data on several thousand 1920 suffragists. With the help of Walter Steets, they developed the Houston Suffragists Project website to tell the story of this election and allow you to search for women who were part of this history.


Upcoming Events
February 4
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors with Christine Woodcock
  HGF All-Day Spring Seminar In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors   Online and In-Person   For its Spring 2023 Seminar, HGF is offering a deep ...

March 4
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Law for Genealogists with Judy Russell
  Copyrights and Copywrongs   With many aspects in common through international agreements yet key aspects of differences by national laws, copyright law crosses national ...

April 1
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Researching Your Texas Ancestor at Home and On Site with Kelvin Meyers
  Researching Your Texas Ancestor at Home and On Site   This lecture discusses what records are available on your laptop and tablet and ...

May 6
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Taking a Genealogy Trip: Ready, Set, Let’s Go! with Patti Gillespie
  Taking a Genealogy Trip:  Ready, Set, Let's Go   Genealogy trips can be “the bomb”—or they can bomb. An unsuccessful trip can most ...