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Wednesday, October 21
"Hidden Treasures: Tips and Rewards for Researching in Manuscript Collections  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
For this workshop, Bill Eddleman, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center, The State Historical Society of Missouri and President of the Missouri State Genealogical Association leads sus through this rarely-used resource.  Many family historians fail to use manuscript collections in their research, either because they are unaware of them or think they are difficult to find.  This session will summarize the types of materials and information one can locate in manuscript collections and how that information can help in your research.

Members will be sent a Zoom link to join from 9:30 a.m. The meeting also will be streamed to Facebook for non-members.



Monday, November 2
"Native Americans"  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Curious about the story of Native Americans in your family tree?  Learn how to begin the research needed to identify your Native American ancestors and what records are available in local and federal archives.  Join us as OGS member and Local History Associate Renee Glass leads us through the complexities of this popular subject.

Members will be sent a Zoom link to join from 6:30 p.m. The meeting also will be streamed to Facebook for non-members.


Wednesday, November 18
Annual Memorial Program and Business Meeting  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Memorial Service
Annual Business Meeting
November 18, 2020 - 10:00 am
 
We invite you to our Annual Memorial Service to pay tribute to those Ozarks Genealogical Society members and their families who have died during the past 12 months.  In addition, the Annual Business Meeting will be held at this time.  Included in the Business Meeting will be the reports of the Nominating Committee and the Long Range Planning Committee.
 



Monday, December 7
O'Reilly Hospital  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
O'Reilly Hospital
by John Rutherford
 
In February 1941, Springfield, Missouri was selected as the host city for O'Reilly General Army Hospital.  Discover how Springfield's "Hospital with a Soul" became the model facility for the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II.


Wednesday, December 16
Toy Crazes of Christmas Past  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual Workshop - Zoom and Facebook simulcast
Toy Crazes of Christmas Past
by Konrad Stump
 
Whether traveling to the Toy Box on Glenstone, hurrying to Herr's on the Square, or beating the crowds to Battlefield Mall, Christmas shoppers have been trying to get their hands on each year's hottest toys for decades.  Join Local History Associate Konrad Stump and revisit Christmas classics like Lite-Brite and Chatty Cathy, timeless toys like Slinky and Silly Putty, and the hysteria surrounding Cabbage Patch Kids, Beanie Babies, and the elusive Tickle Me Elmo.