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NAGS Monthly Meetings, 4th Saturday of the Month @ 1 PM:
27 August 2022 @ 1 PM "Travelers: Journeys on the Railroads from the Early Surveys to Modern Vacations" ~ Nick Fry ~
You are invited to attend a discussion of this presentation by Nick Fry, the Barriger Railroad Library Curator at the Mercantile Library at St. Louis. Please watch the pre-recorded lecture by using the attached link prior to our NAGS meeting. Meeting by Zoom only, so register. No hybrid meeting in August. Railroads affected immigration, migration, advertising, settlement, politics, and general life in the 19th and 20th century America. Come to discuss how railroads may have influenced your ancestors and even you with travel on the rails. Travelers: Journeys on the Railroads from the Early Surveys to Modern Vacations
You are invited to a Zoom meeting to discuss the following online presentation. You may attend this NAGS meeting whether you watch or not as you may wish to share your RR stories!
Description: Presented live 23 July 2022: “They say with age comes wisdom. And though so many things have changed in the past 20 years, the core of good genealogy research has remained the same.”
This NAGS July presentation will review Family Tree Magazine’s list of "20 Timeless Genealogy Research Tips" to enhance your research, no matter where you are in your genealogy journey.
After many years of specializing in marketing and sales, Sharon Atkins transitioned to take her passion, genealogy research, into sharing the excitement of this pursuit with others. She has been an avid genealogist since 1980 and is a member of APG (Association of Professional Genealogists), NAGS (Northern Arizona Genealogical Society), AzCPG (Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists, and NEHGS (New England Historical and Genealogical Society). Sharon teaches "how to" genealogy classes, coaches other family history researchers via genealogy workshops, and performs genealogy research for clients.
* * * * * * * * * GETTING STARTED WITH ZOOM - You may connect by using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile telephone. Each type of device will participate in the meeting a little differently. For tablet and mobile you may want to download the Zoom App. You can download the Zoom Client app. For iOS devices look in the app store for “Zoom Cloud Meetings” and for Android it’s in Google Play. Alternately you can get the download at https://ZOOM.us/download#client_4meeting
Here is a link to a 1 minute YouTube Video "How to Join a Zoom Meeting." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIkCmbvAHQQ If you just want to sit in on a Zoom meeting all you need is the ability to watch a video on your computer. If you want to participate you need a microphone. Many computers have a speaker and a microphone built in. If yours does not, you can obtain a headset with a boom microphone. External speakers will improve your experience. If you want to be seen by others you need a web camera. If your computer does not have a camera you can purchase one. There is a good video tutorial at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_8vQDfSzdY And zoom.us has some demonstrations. To run a test of your setup type zoom.us/test into your search bar.
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------------------------------- Meetings are open to the public and are held the fourth Saturday of the month (unless otherwise noted). The meeting starts at 1:00 pm. Meetings during the pandemic will be held online via Zoom. Email: AskNagsPrescottAz@gmail.com for meeting information. Map