Northland Genealogical Society
Northland Genealogy Society
 SERVING CLAY AND PLATTE COUNTIES IN MISSOURI
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Tuesday, August 10
Missouri Bicentennial  (Regional Meetings)



1904 World's Fair
Saturday, September 11
1904 World's Fair  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Will Be Held Virtually (subject to change)
1904 World's Fair
by Prof. Karl M. Kindt III
 
The 1904 Wolds Fair in St. Louis was the largest fair in  world history.  The merchandise, music and inventions showcased there significantly impacted lifestyles for the 20th century.  We will revisit the sites and sounds as Prof. Kindt shows us his collection of 400 digitized glass plate negatives and discusses the events at the fair.



Cemetery Tricks and Treats
Saturday, October 2
Cemetery Tricks and Treats  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Will Be Held Virtually (subject to change)
Cemetery Tricks and Treats
Panelists are volunteers with the Clay County Archives Cemetery Survey Team
 
Cemetery explorations are a fascinating part of genealogical research that the whole family can enjoy.  Join us as we share some of the tricks for locating gravesites, reading headstones and cleaning and preserving them.  
 
Do you have an interesting, funny or scary story about graveside visiting?  If so, send it to vicepresident@northlandgensoc.org.



Genealogy Standards for the Non-Credentialed
Saturday, November 6
Genealogy Standards for the Non-Credentialed  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Will Be Held Virtually (subject to change)
Genealogy Standards for the Non-Credentialed
By Lauri Jean Swet
Many of the standards touted by professional genealogists can seem intimidating.  Hobbyists and new professionals often see no reason for research logs, source citations or reaslnably exhaustive research.  However, these standards are best practices designed to reduce duplication, provide a foundation for others to follow and establish a level of trust in the research.  Thsi presentation will explain why everyone should follow genealogy standards and demonstrates simple ways to start applying them today.