The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research
Invites You to Join Us
"They Came by Sail and Steam"
by Derek J. Blount

Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:30 AM in the Explorer's Room
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue
"They Came by Sail and Steam" by Derek J. Blount, President of the Oakland County Genealogical Society, immediate past program chair and member of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research will discuss passenger lists, alternative source documents, and answer the question about HOW our ancestors came to North America and this Great Lake State.
This is the first presentation of our Immigration, Migration, and Naturalization series.


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Mystery Photo: Can You Help?

This photo was recently posted on the DSGR Message Board in hopes that someone could help with the location and time frame of this photo. The woman is unknown, but possible locations are the 5000 block of Argyle Street in Dearborn, the 4000 block of Charles Street in Dearborn, or the 6000 block of Penrod in Detroit. Be sure to post your thoughts on the message board.