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Genealogy research is causing more people to embrace a multicultural heritage. It cuts down on stereotyping and the fear of the other because we are all the other and the other is us.
  

- Rita Dove
1993 Poet Laureate



 
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We would like to welcome you to the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society's website!  We serve historians and genealogists who are interested in the Kalamazoo River Valley Region of Michigan.

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Upcoming KVGS Events View All Events

December 2017

   
No KVGS Christmas Party

January 2018

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Everyday Life in Early America" will be presented by Sue Grossman.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) TBD
Directions...    Meetings...

February 2018

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Fold3 will be presented by Jim Jackson.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "World War I" will be presented by Portage District Library Historian, Steve Rosio.
Directions...    Meetings...

March 2018

Saturday

Allen County Public Library Buss Trip
Join us for a day of research at the world's second largest genealogical repository.
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Other Society's Events View All Events

January 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Document Detective" will be presented by Linda Guth in the Adult Computer Lab, lower level.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Wives (and Lives) of the Early Dutch Pastors" will be presented by genealogist and author, Janet Sheers.
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February 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Black History Fashion." A slide show, not a formal  class.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Uncovering Your African American Genealogist Treasure Trove in the Attic" will be presented by genealogist, writer and lecturer, Janis Minor Forte.
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May 2018

Wed-Sat

National Genealogical Society
2018 Family History Conference

DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hosted by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society.
Register here after December 1st.
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For a complete schedule of all events, go to our Calendar of Events.


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