Suzanne Johnston Memorial

January 11, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm South Wing Reading Room on the second floor of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main Branch WPGS invites all members to join us to share memories of Suzanne Johnston, a long-time board member who passed away in 2019. We will gather in the South Wing Reading Room on…

Creating Family Oral Histories

Creating Family Oral Histories

November 9, 2019 10:30 am – 12:00 pm South Wing Reading Room, Second Floor, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main Branch, Pittsburgh, PA Presenter, Amy Welch, Lead Librarian, CLP Pennsylvania Department. Conducting an oral history interview combines art (such as asking the right questions) and science (to ensure you get the recording right the first time)….

Guided Tour of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning

Guided Tour of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning

February 8, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral of Learning Join WPGS for a guided tour of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning. The Nationality Rooms are decorated to represent the various cultural and ethnic groups that settled in Western Pennsylvania. The tour costs $4 per person…

Finding Your Irish Roots

Finding Your Irish Roots

March 12, 2019 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm Lower Level, Butler Area Public Library, 218 N McKean Street, Butler, PA 16001 This program is provided courtesy of the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society for the Butler County Genealogical Society and is free and open to the public.   Many have been frustrated and given up finding their Irish…

Webinar:  Lisa Alzo

Webinar: Lisa Alzo

April 13, 2019 10:30 am – 12:00 pm South Wing Reading Room, 2nd Floor, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main Branch Participants will be able to view the webinar at 10:30 AM.  The recorded webinar and handout will then be available through this website from April 14 through April 21. This presentation will show you how to “jumpstart…

“Lost and Found: The Children in Our Family Histories” by Judy G. Russell, J.D., CG, CG

June 28, 2018 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Main Hall of LaRoche College (just follow the signs from the driveway at 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pgh.) WPGS is sponsoring this FREE evening program at GRIP (Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh). Victims, heroes, lost, found… those who lived, those who died, those remembered vividly and those known to…