Presentations and Speakers 2011

Presentations and Speakers at the 2011 CGSI Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

Resources for Czech Research at the St. Louis County Library Larry Franke
The Altar of our Freedom: Czech Service and Sacrifice in the American Civil War Tom Pearson
Beginning Genealogy Lisa A. Alzo
Czechoslovak Ethnic Foods Sidonka Wadina
Bohemian Jews in St. Louis Donald Makovsky
Austrian, Bohemian, Czech – The ABC’s of Glass Collecting Deborah Truitt
Genealogical Research at the Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center Dennis Northcott
Beginning Slovak Genealogy Lisa A. Alzo
Czechoslovak Embroideries: A Visual Language Sidonka Wadina
Tracking St. Louis Land Ownership and Occupancy Dan Vornberg
Reconstruct Your Ancestral Village Margo Smith
Siller’s Pamatnik and What We Know Today about First Czech Protestants in the USA Jan Dus
Keys to American Records of Our Czech Ancestors: Tools for Genealogists Who Don’t Speak Czech – Part I Carol Jean Smetana
History of the St. Lucas Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Louis Steve Kulifay
Documenting Czech Immigrant Arrivals Leo Baca
Ballinstadt – Hamburg Emigration Museum Rebekka Geitner
Immigrating and Growing Up in a St. Louis Slovak Lutheran Community Bill and Joyce Kolnik
Immigrant Steamships 1890 – 1950 Paul Valasek
Sedlak, Pasekar, Fleishhacker or Inquilinus? Let Us Get Acquainted with the Professions of Our Czech Ancestors Miroslav Koudelka
Slovakia in the 19th and Beginning of the 20th Century Michal Razus
St. Louis Czech History: CSPS and Sokol Lead the Way Deborah Zeman and Mary Ann Sulz
Early History of Christians and Jews in the Czech Lands and Slovakia from Cyril and Methodius until 1781 Jan Dus
Slovak Lutheran Villages in Western Slovakia Joyce Kolnik
What a Czech-American Genealogist Should Know about the History of the Czech Lands Miroslav Koudelka
Meet Me in St. Louie, Louie, Meet Me at the . . . . Austrian Glass and Ceramics Exhibit Deborah Truitt
Life in War and Peace in East Slovakia During the 19th Century Michal Razus
St. Louis: Cradle of the Czech Catholic Experience in America June Sommer
Tracing the 20th Century Immigrant Paul Valasek
Application of the 1767-1772 Tax List to Family History Research Margo Smith
Current History of Christians and Jews in the Czech Lands and Slovakia – from 1781 until Today Jan Dus
The Interactive Genealogist: Using Web 2.0 to Find Your Ancestors Lisa A. Alzo
Eastern European Emigration Via Hamburg Rebekka Geitner
Keys to American Records of Our Czech Ancestors: Tools for Genealogists Who Don’t Speak Czech – Part II Carol Jean Smetana
How to Research Czech Birth/Marriage/Death Registers on the Internet: A Practical Lesson Miroslav Koudelka