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Monthly Meeting

  • 09 Apr 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119

Our presenter this month is John Finch and his topics are


1) World War 1 and Ancestral Records

2) Between the Wars






Session 1

Title: World War I and Ancestral Records (A War to End All Wars)



The WWI presentation begins with an overview of the war to include its causes, participants, casualties and consequences. From that historical perspective, John will describe various records and documents of interest to the family researcher.


Session 2

Title: Between The Wars (A Peace to End All Peace)



During the second session, John will examine the Armistice agreement and its shortcomings; compare socio-economic changes in the United States, the British Empire and in Europe. We will discuss how the United States, a nation of immigrants, becomes the World Power. Veterans’ records and unique war related records will be examined.



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