Sunday, October 28, 2012

Photo Memories of Family History Day 2012

The California State Archives estimated that a record 450 people attended Family History Day on Saturday, October 13, 2012.  Enjoy these photos that captured the essence of the day.

Volunteer Sue Torguson, Root Cellar member,
at the syllabus pick-up tables

Volunteers Nancy Fiorini (l) and Suzanne Latimer,
both Root Cellar members

Carolee Jones, Planning Committee and Root Cellar member

Opening Session

Glenda Lloyd, Keynote Speaker

Nancy Lenoil, California State Archivist,
with Archivist Sebastian Nelson near the podium
Welcome to the exhibit area 

Rick Hanson, Root Cellar member (standing),
 at the USGenWeb exhibit 

Placer County Genealogical Society

Dan Peay and Thomas McGill
from setting up

Daughters of the American Revolution chapters

California State Library

Pat Johnson, Center for Sacramento History

"aerial" view of the exhibit area

"aerial" view of the exhibit area
Genealogical Association of Sacramento

Suzanne Hicklin, Old Sacramento Schoolhouse, behind table

Society of California Archivists

Lois Dove, Sacramento Historic Cemetery
Barbara Leak (L), Genealogical & Historical Council Sacramento Valley
  and Sue Roe, California State Genealogical Alliance 

Colonial Dames exhibit

United Daughters of the Confederacy

Katherine Weedman-Cox, Cox Black and White Lab
Sacramento Public Library, Central

Lynn Roberts, Root Cellar member (center) helping
visitors in the Root Cellar Genealogical Library 

Denise Richmond and Denise Miller (l-r)

(l-r) Shirley Riemer, Denise Richmond, Patricia Hutchings and Carolee Jones

(l-r) Shirley Riemer, Denise Richmond,
Nancy Lenoil, Patricia Hutchings and Carolee Jones

(l-r) Shirley Riemer, Wilma Curnutt, Patricia Hutchings,
Carolee Jones, Denise Richmond and Nancy Lenoil (seated)
Verna Hazelbaker, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

Patricia Hutchings in period attire and Lois Dove
with the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery chatting with a visitor 

Cox Black and White Lab exhibit close-up

State Archivist Nancy Lenoil researching her ancestors 
Victoria Fisch, at laptop, helping a visitor with a look-up

Library and Archives Panelists (l-r) Gloria Gibbel, DAR;
Pat Johnson, Center for Sacramento History;
Linda Johnson, California State Archives with Denise Miller as moderator

Glenda Lloyd answering questions after the Cemetery Research class

Information gathering at the Colonial Dames exhibit
Pat Johnson, Center for Sacramento History,
with a visitor at the exhibit

Kathryn Doyle (l) and Jeffrey Vaillant with the California Genealogical Society 

Placer County Genealogical Society ready to assist visitors
Sacramento German Genealogy Society

Carolee Jones at the Reference Desk 

Dan Peay helping a visitor with a look-up on

(l-r) Dan Peay, Nancy Lenoil, Denise Richmond and Thomas McGill 
Joy Fisher and Mr. Fisher at the USGenWeb exhibit
(pictured above and below) 

Information sharing at the Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society exhibit
Sacramento German Genealogical Society exhibit;
Shirley Riemer pictured right

Visitors at the DAR exhibit

Kathy Gunning, Doris Foley Library for Historic Research,
 [Nevada City] helping a visitor

Shirley Riemer and Dan Peay chatting
Thank you to for donating tote bags


Chatting and Sharing

Sacramento Family History Center

Information gathering
(l-r) Denise Miller, Carolee Jones and Denise Richmond
with Diane Maltase taking the picture at the tote bag stuffing 'party'
One of four boxes of stuffed tote bags
posted by Denise H. Richmond

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