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February 2019

TIARA February 2019 Monthly Meeting

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Sharing Family Artifacts, Photos, and Stories with Family Members. Make photographs and recordings available to your family members on the web through scanning photos or documents, photographing treasured family heirlooms, and recording stories. Learn about current tools to accelerate data capture using your camera, smart phone, or computer, and how to organize and share these treasured memories on the internet. Through making cherished family history available to all of your connected family members, more relatives and descendants benefit from your family…

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March 2019

TIARA March 2019 Monthly Meeting at NEHGS

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Meeting will be held at the New England Historic Genealogical Society at 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, in partnership with NEHGS. Program is scheduled for 9:30 am- 12:00 Noon. Attendees will have optional research time at the NEHGS library until 5:00 pm. Registration is required for this program at this link Irish Immigrant Communities and Settlements in Boston and Beyond Since the early eighteenth century, the Irish have been immigrating to North America and beyond. Today, the Irish-American population alone is…

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April 2019

NERGC April 2019 Conference

April 3 - April 6
Manchester Downtown Doubletree Hotel, 700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101
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To learn more visit the conference website at this link.

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TIARA April 2019 Monthly Meeting

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Overview of Online Genealogy Subscriptions with Richard Reid Ancestry, FindMyPast, and MyHeritage are the big three. Each one has its strengths and weaknesses which are explored in this presentation. Besides the big boys, there are many lesser known subscription services that can be of great assistance in your family research. Richard is the director of Friends of Irish Research which is based in Brockton, MA. The Friends provide training seminars, host a website full of research resources and provide consultations…

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May 2019

TIARA May 2019 Monthly Meeting

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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When the Irish Invaded Canada: It’s No Blarney Just over a year after Robert E. Lee relinquished his sword, a band of Union and Confederate veterans dusted off their guns. These former foes, however, had no intention of reigniting the Civil War. Instead, they fought side by side to undertake one of the most fantastical missions in military history: to seize the British province of Canada and hold it hostage until the independence of Ireland was secured. In this talk,…

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June 2019

TIARA June 2019 Monthly Meeting

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Mapping Irish Locations Online Discover online mapping tools to locate Poor Law Unions, Civil Parishes, Catholic Parishes and Townlands. Learn what Irish records were created in each jurisdiction and how to access them. The speaker Pamela Guye Holland lives in Swampscott, Mass., and has been conducting genealogical research since 2001. Her specialties are Irish research and genetic genealogy. She serves on the boards of The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA) and the New England Chapter of the Association of Professional…

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August 2019

FGS Conference

August 21 - August 24
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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$299.00

Annual conference of the US Federated Genealogical Societies. More details available at the FGS website.

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September 2019

TIARA Meeting – Sept. 2019

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Genealogy Resources at the Boston Public Library with Linda MacIver The BPL is home to many collections and resources that can be useful to amateur genealogists and family historians. These resources are for all skill levels, whether you’re just starting out, or have been at it long enough to become an expert. Come to hear what this means as we look at traditional resources as well as databases and digital offerings, including the acclaimed newspaper collections and the maps of…

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October 2019

TIARA Meeting – Oct. 2019

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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The 1919 Boston Police Strike Project: Researching the Men Behind the Strike with Margaret Sullivan On September 9, 1919, more than 1100 Boston police officers went on strike in hopes of gaining long promised improvements in wages and working conditions. None of the strikers worked as Boston police officers again. Relying on volunteer genealogists, including TIARA members, the 1919 Boston Police Strike Project used genealogical records to document the lives of the police officers involved in this highly influential labor…

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November 2019

TIARA Banquet – Nov 2019

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, 72 Wayside Inn Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776 United States
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The TIARA Annual Banquet - Mary Pat Kelly will speak on Irish Above All, the final book in her Irish American trilogy  

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