History and Genealogy

Beginning Genealogy by the Colorado Genealogical Society

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG
This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:

*Rules of Genealogy
*Home Sources
Paper
People
*Pedigree Charts & Family Group Sheets
*Basic Record Groups
*Electronic Resources
*W5 - Be a Detective
*Developing a Research Plan

Registration begins at 9:30am
Free and open to the public
Reservations not required

Wild West Week: Western History Time Travel Trunk

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History and Genealogy
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Colorado history comes alive as we explore the Western History and Genealogy Department's Time Travel Trunk.

Tall Tales of Park Hill

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History and Genealogy
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ever wonder if that story you heard about the house down the street was true? Come and hear some Tall Tales from author and history enthusiast Phil Goodstein including stories about Babe Ruth’s baseball, dogs that fall out of the sky and the crazy Prussian who founded Park Hill.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Lewis and Clark in Blackfoot Country: Native Power in the Early West.

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Speaker: Mr. Ryan Hall, Yale Fellow. Eighth of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be presented at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Bottoms Up: Colorado's Most Historic Saloons.

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Speaker: Dr. Tom Noel. Seventh of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be presented at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

Tesoro Lecture Series. The Quest for La Bonte: Bernard DeVoto and the Fur Trade Descendant.

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Speaker: Dr. Jay Gitlin. Sixth of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be presented at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Of Saints and Sinners: The History of the Penitentes of New Mexico and Southern Colorado.

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Speaker: Dr. Charles Carrillo. Fifth of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be presented at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Road to Denver, 1864-1869

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Broome. Fourth of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be presented at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Fur Trade Music.

History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Presenter: Mr. Rex Rideout. Third of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be given at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season. Musician and historian, Rex Rideout, will perform songs from the 1830s and discuss the instruments and history of the music.

Tesoro Lecture Series. Sand Creek Massacre - 150th Anniversary - The Descendants Voices

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History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gates Meeting Room - Level 5

Panel Discussion: Ms. Karen Little Coyote, Mr. Jeff Campbell, Mr. Al Addison, Sr. Second of eight lectures sponsored by the Tesoro Foundation to be given at the Central Library during the 2014/2015 season.

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