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Forty years on – Learn about the Shannon County documentaries at MSU
Wednesday, April 21
Forty years on – Learn about the Shannon County documentaries at MSU  (Program)
10:00 am
Virtual Presentation - Zoom & Facebook
Anne Baker from Missouri State University will share information about the two-part Shannon County documentary project filmed in the late 1970s and released in 1981.  Months of work went into creating Shannon County: Home and Shannon County: Hearts of the Children, and that work is preserved at MSU. The documentaries are available on YouTube and have had over 500,000 views in the last few years. Ms. Baker’s presentation will show selections from the final documentaries, but also give researchers an idea of the unused video footage, photographs, and other archival material that supported the project. Ms. Baker looks forward to taking you back to a different time in Ozarks rural history.
 
Members will receive a Zoom link. Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.



Lula Bunyard had parents, but who were they?  See how DNA helped resolve the mystery
Monday, May 3
Lula Bunyard had parents, but who were they? See how DNA helped resolve the mystery  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Presentation - Zoom & Facebook
Join OGS member Dan Barnard as he demonstrates how Ancestry DNA tests and tools were used to unravel the family mystery of who the parents of Lula Bunyard were.  It will take you through the family history story, the life challenges and the findings clarifying the life of Lula. This presentation is not meant to be an in-depth review about DNA terminology or understanding, but simply one approach taken to help resolve family mysteries.
 
Members will receive a Zoom link. Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.


Digital Heritage Albums
Wednesday, May 19
Digital Heritage Albums  (Program)
10:00 am
Virtual Presentation - Zoom & Facebook
Are you wondering what will happen to your years of research finds in the future?  Is no one interested in genealogy in your family?  Do you worry that the family lore and stories will be lost?  White River Valley Historical Society Managing Director Leslie Wyman will showcase a method of creating digital albums that can be prepared without scrapbooking software, showcasing your photographs and family stories while also preserving the "boring" documents that non-researching family members are not interested in!  Handouts will be provided to help you create your own brief digital family histories that are designed to pass on your most important information without putting others to sleep!
 
Members will receive a Zoom link. Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.