CGSI News

Here’s what has gone on and what is going on with CGSI.

Spring 2017 Program

Our Spring 2017 Program will be held Saturday afternoon, May 13. Further details will be posted soon.

Past Conference and Symposium Syllabi now Available in CGSI’s Member Only Area!

 
19 Past Conference and Symposium syllabi now available.

Maybe you missed a conference, lost the valuable syllabus, or perhaps you were not even born yet when CGSI held its first outstanding Genealogical and Cultural conference in 1991.

Entire Library of Digital Nase Rodina Issues Now Available to CGSI Members

Nase rodina (Our Family), published quarterly by the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI), is now available in digital format!

How to download digital copies of the Nase rodina

Members can view or download the latest and past issues of Nase rodina from our website in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. All of the past issues of Nase rodina and Rocenka (was discontinued after 2006) have been put in the member’s only area of the website and are available to download and read on your computer or electronic device!

List of CGSI Conference Presentations 1990-2015

Titles of presentations and the speakers for the CGSI Conferences held between 1990 and 2015.

Cleveland's Czech-American community Oral History Project

The objective of this project is to preserve, for the benefit of future generations,
historical testimonies offered by members and friends of Cleveland’s Czech-American
community.

Of particular interest are testimonies involving:

  • The Sokol movement in Cleveland
  • Recollection of growing up in the various Czech neighborhoods
  • Czech-American organizational life
  • The immigrant experience (challenges faced by newly-arrived Czechs, etc)
  • The European experience (the life that was left behind, WWII, etc)

Nominate a candidate to be interviewed

FAMILY HISTORY FAIR - MN

CGSI table at the Oct. 2013 Family History Fair at the Minneapolis Central Library.

CGSI Quarterly Program - August 2013

Czech Records Research: Online and Otherwise by Dr. Lenka Matusikova
This session began with an overview of the Czech archive system, including the National Archives Regional Archives, District Archives and Private archives.

CGSI to introduce Student Membership

To qualify for student membership you must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and a full time student attending school for a minimum of 5 months per year.

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