Archived News - January 2013

ISGS News - Thursday, January 17, 2013
ISGS Office Closed Monday, January 21, 2013
The ISGS Office will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2013 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The office will be open from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 24, 2013.
ISGS News - Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Upcoming Webinar - February 2013
Join us on Tuesday, February 12, at 8:00 PM Central, when Harold Henderson, CG will present, Best Genealogy Present You Can Give Yourself: Citing Your Sources. To attend this webinar, register at
Last week's webinar, Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional WWI Selective Service Records, presented by Linda Woodward Geiger, CG CGL is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website (
Upcoming Webinars
For the complete list of upcoming webinars, including the entire 2013 schedule, visit
And don't forget to spread the word by printing out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at
Please direct any questions to the ISGS Education Committee at
ISGS News - Wednesday, January 2, 2013
January 2013 Webinar – Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional Selective Service Records
Did you know that there are more Selective Service records than the military draft cards we're familiar with? To learn more, join us on January 8, when Linda Woodward Geiger will present Beyond the Draft Cards: Additional Selective Service Records.
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 8:00 pm Central
Description: Explanation of the Selective Service process including discussion of the three distinct registrations; classification lists; inductees lists; appeals to the President; and records relating to delinquents and deserters.
Presenter: Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL
Linda Woodward Geiger is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogist(SM) and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturer(SM). Linda is a professional historical and genealogical researcher, author, and lecturer. Although she specializes in Georgia's state and county records and a variety of federal records, particularly of the southeast region of the United States, she has extensive experience in Cherokee research before and during removal. She has served many organizations in a variety of capacities for over twenty-five years.
Recordings and Syllabus Also Available For ISGS members who cannot attend on January 8, a recording of the webinar, along with the syllabus, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! for more information.