Nebraska State Genealogical Society Logo
The Nebraska State Genealogical Society welcomes you.
Native American NSGS 2017 Banquet Covered Wagon
Native American:  NSGS 2017 Banquet: NSGS 2017 Banquet attendees  Covered Wagon:
Filter by Category:  

Search:   For:    Search  Clear Search
Listings Per Page: 

Records: 1 to 2 of 2

Tuesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 7
Prague Spring 50  (Area events)
Lincoln, NE
The Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln would like to invite you to experience Prague Spring 50, an international event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Prague Spring and the aftereffects of the Soviet-ordered Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.  This celebration will take place on UNL's campus from April 3-7, 2018.
Please visit our website at for a full listing of events – speakers, concerts, and photographic exhibits.  Registration through Eventbrite is available via this link; however, all events are free and open to the public!  If you have questions or would like to share your thoughts, please email us at

Friday, April 27 through Saturday, April 28
NSGS 41st Annual Conference & Member Meeting  (Area events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
River's Edge, Columbus, Nebraska
NSGS Annual Conference will be held April 27-28, 2018 in Columbus with featured speaker The Legal Genealogist, Judy Russell. A brochure will be posted here soon and registration will open soon! 
Friday April 27
8:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
9:30 a.m. “When World’s Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogy Research” by Judy Russell
10:30 a.m. Break & Visit the Vendors
11:00 a.m. “Don’t Forget the Ladies: A Genealogist’s Guide to Women & the Law” by Judy Russell
12:00 p.m. Lunch and break
1:00 p.m. Breakout session 1: Gail Blankenau "Unexpected Union: A Tale of Two Families in WWI", Nancy Carlson "Genoa Indian School", OR Marcie Garnett "From Piles to Files: Organization"
2:00 p.m. Break & visit the vendors
2:30 p.m. “Through the Golden Door: Immigration After the Civil War” by Judy Russell
3:30 p.m. Break & Scavenger Hunt
6:30 p.m. Evening activities: Platte County Historical Society & Museum OR Grave Witching at the Cemetery
Saturday April 28
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. NSGS Annual Meeting
9:15 a.m. Announcements
9:30 a.m. “Death by Undue Means: Coroner’s Records” by Judy Russell
10:30 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Breakout session 2: Gail Blankenau "Applied DNA: Three Case Studies", Kathy Meade "Arkiv Digital (Scandinavian Records)" OR Michelle Setlik "The Great War Comes to Nebraska"
12:00 p.m. Lunch and break
1:00 p.m. Breakout session 3: Kassie Nelson "Researching Your Steamboat Men Ancestors", Linda Wilke-Heil "English Ancestors", OR Katherine Walter from UNL "Nebraska Digital Newspaper Program" 
2:00 p.m. Break & visit the vendors
2:30 p.m. “DNA & the Golden Rule: The Law & Ethics of Genetic Genealogy” by Judy Russell
3:30 p.m. Closing announcements