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April 21, 2019 - May 20, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society 2019 Spring Conference External Event Page
Laurel, Maryland
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton
Program includes: Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG - He Took Her Name: Understanding German Farm Names In certain geographic areas of Germany, the custom of German farm names has been in existence since about 1000 A.D. In this custom, a farm carried the surname and anyone who inherited that farm assumed that name as his surname. Usually this was a son of the farmer, but if it was a daughter, her husband would have to change his surname to hers. This lecture explains some of the common pitfalls a researcher may encounter when researching in one of these areas and how to overcome them. //// Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Hanover Military Records: Military records for Hanover prior to 1866 are available to researchers in the United States through the Family History Library. Hanover’s military records are largely untapped by American researchers because English-language finding aids are non-existent … /// Boost Your Germanic Research: Understand Historical Jurisdictions - Meyer’s Gazetteer is great for determining jurisdictions as of 1912. Germany was not a country until 1871... /// Hunting For Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals Henry Steren was a German immigrant who lived in Quincy, Illinois. The United States records that were created about him indicate only that he was from the Province of Hanover in Germany. This lecture will detail how his town of origin and parents were identified ...

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Wed, May 8 - Sat, May 11, 2019
Association of Children Museums INTERACTIVITY 2019 External Event Page
Denver, Colorado
Venue: The Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Hosted by the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (CO) ACM and the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus invite you to Denver, the city that sits a mile high, gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains, where the sun shines 300+ days each year, and where the spirit of adventure is strong and thriving. //// Interactivity 2019: FearLESS will use Colorado's spirit of adventure as a catalyst for discussion. With sessions that challenge and inspire us to think boldly about the work we do, to question norms and assumed barriers, to take strategic risks in exhibit, program and business development, and to think broadly about our role in our communities; challenging us to go from a field...to a force.
For more information, please email ACM@ChildrensMuseums.org.
Sun, May 19 - Wed, May 22, 2019
AAM 2019 Annual Meeting and Museum Expo External Event Page
New Orleans, Louisiana
Venue: New Orleans Marriott & Convention Center
oday’s museums are re-examining their role and connection to communities in new ways. There is a growing understanding that our institutions’ long-term viability and financial sustainability is inextricably linked to our ability to be relevant, magnetic, and inclusive. Digital technologies are refining and improving traditional functions such as ticketing, marketing, and fundraising – in addition to driving personalized experiences and new abilities for museums to connect with increasingly tech-savvy audiences. Innovative partnerships with for-profit companies and within mutually aligned sectors like health and education may provide museums access to the financial and technical capacity to help them scale their work. At the 2019 AAM Meeting and MuseumExpo in New Orleans, we will explore how museums are meeting these challenges head-on. We will learn from each other’s trials and errors and connect with colleagues who can help us grow and tackle our own challenges. //// Also, Exhibit at MuseumExpo is the largest gathering of museum professionals. Connect with high-level decision-makers such as directors, curators, financial officers, exhibit design professionals, educators and registrars. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet face-to-face with qualified buyers to showcase your new and innovative products and services to more than 5,000 museum professionals seeking cost- and time-saving solutions for the museum field.

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