41st Annual TGS Conference
Saturday, April 20th, 2013
featuring Maureen Taylor, aka "the Photo Detective"
Maureen Taylor is an internationally recognized photo identification and family history expert, and we are very excited to be able to bring her to Topeka for our 2013 Conference. Maureen has authored a number of books and magazine articles, and offers a range of dynamic seminars on photographs, genealogy and history. She will also be offering individual photo consultations on the Friday preceeding the conference (see below for details). To learn more about Maureen, check her website.
Maureen will be presenting the following talks on Saturday:
Identifying and Dating Family Photographs
19th Century Photographs - Photos in the Family Album
Preserving Family Photographs, 1839 to the Present
The Last Muster: Photographs and Stories from the American Revolution
In addition to the conference on Saturday, Maureen will also taking appointments on Friday, April 19th for Individual Photo Consultations. To schedule one or more 15-minute sessions, click here. Fee is $30 per session, with up to three photos per session. Photo consultations will be at the TGS library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave. Sessions must be scheduled in advance.
We will be giving away some great doorprizes, including a 1-year World Deluxe membership to Ancestry.com, and we will selling a variety of genealogy books from Maia's books. PT's coffee will be offering coffee and pastries for sale throughout the morning, and sandwiches and chips for lunch.
Reserve your place at the conference today!
Vendor Information - We welcome businesses and organizations with a genealogicial or historical connection as vendor participants, conference sponsors or donors of handouts, free items and doorprizes. Download additional information here: