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We the People: Tulsa workshop to feature nationally known researcher

Sharon Burns: D. Joshua Taylor will be the keynote speaker at the Tulsa genealogy workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 15 at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E 93, Tulsa.
BY SHARON BURNS, For The Oklahoman Published: March 10, 2014

Laura Martin, research library executive director, and Debra Spindle will provide sessions on "Exploring the Newspapers for Vital Information to Aide in Genealogy Research;” "Oral Histories and What is Included in an Interview;" and “'How to Use the History Center Resources: Census Records, Obituaries, Etc.”

Sandra Merchant, an experienced researcher and scholar of the German Russian Heritage, will give an overview of online resources beyond, the AHSGR, GRHS and LDS. For more information, contact program chairman Anna Thompson at 306-4434.

• Roy Heim, retired TPS detective division detective, will speak on "Using Genealogical Clues to Unlock Family Facts! (Brick Walls?)” at the Tulsa Genealogical Society meeting at 7 p.m. March 17 at 9136 E 31, Tulsa. For more information, visit the society’s website at or call (918) 627-4224.

The Cleveland County Genealogy Society research interest group will meet at 1:30 p.m. March 19 at the Genealogical Library, 1119 E. Main, Norman. Group members will share research techniques and recent discoveries in their family history research.

The March challenge is “Migration Paths.” Attendees are encouraged to bring a map or list of places where at least one family line lived — back as far as known. Each map will be discussed as to why the families moved from one place to another. Researchers interested in developing research techniques are invited to participate.