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Federation of Genealogical Societies, Washington, DC.

August 20, 2019 August 24, 2019

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019

“What Else the CCC Built”

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The Civilian Conservation Corps is well-known for reforestation and building parks and bridges. Less known is that the CCC was involved in building up its Corps member through a formal education program. Fancher Younger, teacher of “CCC boys,” offers a good case to learn how to research this area.  

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019

“Boldly She Stepped Out”

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Whether you were a female servant or a privileged pastor’s daughter, the mid-1800s offered women a unique enticement to come to America. An early form of “target marketing” promised jobs and land to men, obviously, but also specifically to women. And the women boldly came.

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Start:
August 20
End:
August 24
Website:
https://fgs.org/annual-conference/

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Federation of Genealogical Societies
Phone:
(888) 347-1500
Email:
info@fgs.org
Website:
https://fgs.org/conferences/registration/

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