2011 Exhibitors

The following organizations will be exhibiting at the Expo:

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) - Greater Seattle Chapter The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia is an international, non-profit educational organization. The group's purpose is to bring together people interested in the history of Germans from Russia, and promote a better appreciation of their history and preservation of the culture. The Greater Seattle Chapter has been active in furthering the goals of AHSGR on the local level since being founded in 1975. The Chapter hosted the annual AHSGR National Convention in 1979 and in 1992 co-hosted the convention with the Rainier Chapter located in Tacoma, Washington.
Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) -
Puget Sound Chapter
APG is an independent organization whose principal purpose is to support professional genealogists in all phases of their work: from the amateur genealogist wishing to turn knowledge and skill into a vocation, to the experienced professional seeking to exchange ideas with colleagues and to upgrade the profession as a whole. The association also seeks to protect the interest of those engaging the services of the professional.
Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) The DUP was organized solely for historical, educational and public purposes and is completely non-political and non-sectarian. It is dedicated to perpetuating the names and achievements of those men, women, and children who founded Utah. The Pioneer Memorial Museum in Salt Lake City houses the world's largest collection of artifacts on one subject. Included in this collection are over 300,000 pioneer histories and 80,000 pioneer photographs that are available to the public.
Eastside Genealogical Society (EGS) The EGS provides members a forum for learning and the exchange of information related to genealogy. It obtains and provides resources for use by members, encourages genealogical research and documentation and aids in organizing and computerizing local records related to genealogy.
Fiske Genealogical Library The Fiske Genealogical Library has many of genealogical materials not readily available, especially for those townships east of the Mississippi River.
German Interest Group (EGS) This is the German SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society.
Irish Genealogical and Historical Society The IGHS collects and preserves information illustrative of Ireland's past and present. The IGHS web site hosts individual family histories and displays them in one searchable list.
Irish Interest Group (EGS) This is the Irish SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society.
Italian Interest Group (EGS) This is the Italian SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society.
Jack Julich Jack has a series of Scottish historical/genealogy display boards with reference books and maps.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State The Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State helps members find their Jewish family roots. They hold monthly meetings with guest lecturers, sponsor workshops, and offer programs for beginners as well as seasoned researchers. Recent topics included immigration records, Jewish given names, forensic genealogy, genealogical research on the Internet, how to find an ancestral town, and how to create a family health portrait.
Joe Townsend
Photo Restoration & Repair
Specializing in vintage photos.
Legacy Interest Group (EGS) This SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society for users of the Legacy genealogy software program.
The MagiKey, LLC The MagiKey can help you unlock your family history with its unique MagiCensus Census Tracker.  MagiCensus allows users to track and analyze census information for families and individuals over time.  MagiCensus is also certified to integrate with New FamilySearch, including providing an easy process for LDS users to use the new temple ordinance reservation method.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) The National Archives maintains retired records from Federal agencies and courts in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The Seattle facility has extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research.
Northwest African American Museum The mission of the Northwest African American Museum is to be a vibrant community gathering place, a place where youth, adults and families can honor the past and articulate the future. The Museum documents and exhibits the unique historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The Museum is a generative institution whose momentum will capture history and culture as it occurs, synthesizing what it means for today and tomorrow.
Scandinavian Interest Group (EGS) This is the Scandinavian SIG of the Eastside Genealogical Society.
Seattle Genealogical Society (SGS) The Seattle Genealogical Society maintains a research library, publishes a bulletin and newsletter, and sponsors a wide range of educational activities and events. It also has several Special Interest Groups with additional meetings and events. The SGS library has an outstanding genealogical collection: some of the materials are not available elsewhere in the west. SGS makes available books, pamphlets, periodicals, and data CD's for researching various parts of the United States and other countries as well. Computers and a wireless Internet connection are also available for researchers. Periodically, the Society publishes resource materials. Members are encouraged to visit the library often, to share their skills and expertise, to meet new people and expand their own genealogical horizons. All members of SGS have unlimited access to the library.
Washington State Archives - Puget Sound Regional Branch The Puget Sound Regional Branch of the Washington State Archives provides a variety of resources to aid you in your genealogy research, as well as an Online Census Search.
Washington State Genealogical Society (WSGS) The WSGS is a combination of individual members and local, county and regional genealogical organizations who share by newsletter, information about genealogical activities and resources. The WSGS sponsors an annual genealogical conference with nationally known speakers and mini sessions. It also issues a Washington State Pioneer Certificate to all who can prove their ancestor lived in the Territory of Washington before 11 November 1889. The WSGS has Regional Representatives in each of its eight regions and conducts workshops and seminars in those regions, and publishes a bi-monthly newsletter of local, state and national research information and calendar of events in support of genealogical organizations operating in the state.
Washington State Library The Washington State Library provides a variety of resources to aid you in your genealogy research.

If you represent an organization and wish to become an exhibitor, send email to dthaler@microsoft.com
NOTE: Since the event is being held in a church building, no vending is permitted at the event.

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