President John Jay conducting the business portion of the meeting.
Members interested in the anecdotes of the presentation.
Posted by Ron Setzer
"This Sunday on PBS starts a 2-part Ken Burns series about the Dust Bowl! I plan to watch it. Though I had no family affected by this disaster, I am very curious to learn more about it – both what caused it and also how it impacted those directly affected. The extent of my knowledge are the hardships conveyed in The Grapes of Wrath (by John Steinbeck) which I was required to read in high school. Though I did find it a gripping tale (even if unfathomable to a New Englander) I didn't have the perspective I have now of more fully appreciating how scary natural disasters can be, the hardships that result and the impact on genealogical research which may ensue." [Read more]Richard also provided several websites that talk about genealogical research and that may help if you are doing family research during this period.
|George D. Marks|
|Gian G. Fiorini|
(Source: Thomas MacEntee)