Happy Holidays from all of us here at the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center, we hope you'll consider joining us for our annual holiday open house event.

 

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What's New:

The following items have been recently added to our collection.  Most items, once cataloged, can be located in the Carole Tucker Reading Room:

• Seed of the Volga
           c2013 - by Karen Schutte - 430 pgs

• Wir Wollen Deutsche Bleiben (We want to remain German) : The story of the Volga Germans
           c1993 - George J. Walters - 406 pgs

• Lieblings-Lieder unserer Vorvater (Favorite songs of our forefathers)
           c1982 - American Historical Society of Germans from Russia - 215 pgs

• Sioux County Memoirs of its Pioneers
           c1967 - Harrison Ladies Community Club - 304 pgs

• Wool Gathering : The saga of a pioneer Dakota family (MORIARTY family)
           c1955 - by Maud M. Clarkson - 200 pgs

• The French Revolution in 1789 : as viewed in the light of Republican Institutions : V1
           c1887 - John S.C. Abbott - 285 pgs

• The French Revolution in 1789 : as viewed in the light of Republican Institutions : V2
           c1887 - John S.C. Abbott - 302 pgs

• The Great War : A guide to the service records of all the world's fighting men and volunteers
           c1998 - by Christina K. Schaefer - 189 pgs

• American Colonists in English records
           c1978 - by George Sherwood - 216 pgs

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Contributions & Donations:

We wish to gratefully and publicly acknowledge the recent research material donations and/or financial contributions by the following individuals and/or organizations.  Their contributions and support is paramount to our success and we truly appreciate their generosity.

• Betty Hughbanks

• Charlotte Herrell

• Marilyn Reno

• Edwyna Weber

• Sharon Johns

• Weatherford Public Library

 **The West Nebraska Family Research & History Center was incorporated in the state of Nebraska in 2003 as a not-for-profit, public genealogy and local history research library.  Funding provided primarily through donations**

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Panhandle Genealogical Societies

Plains Genealogical Society (PGS)

The PGS meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Kimball Public Library.  Information about the society, their meetings and their programs can be e-mailed directly to Freddie Petersen, society President, at fpetersen@firstierbanks.com.

Heritage Seekers genealogy group (HSGG)

The HSGG meets on the third Thursday of each month usually at the Knight Museum in Alliance.  Information about the group and their programs can be directed to the Knight Museum staff at museum@cityofalliance.net.

Cheyenne Co., Genealogical Society (CCGS)

The CCGS meets quarterly (Jan-Apr-Jul-Oct) on the third Thursday at 2:00pm at the Sidney Public Library.  Information about the society, their meetings and their programs can be directed to Jan King at king43993@gmail.com.

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