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Presentation: Introduction to Czech Archives
Saturday, September 10
Presentation: Introduction to Czech Archives  (Sokol Event - Speaker)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Online Zoom
Appleton Public Library presents:
Topic -
Find Your Ancestors: Introduction to the Czech Archives
by Ann Cramer, Susan Chapman and Don Skarda
- Description -
Join us via Zoom for a virtual genealogical program as part of our annual Find Your Ancestors series.
Do you have ancestors that hail from what is now called the Czech Republic? In various records, your ancestor might have been listed as a citizen of Austria, Austro-Hungary, Bavaria, Czechoslovakia, or Germany or may have considered themselves Bohemian, Moravian, Silesian, Czech or German. This program will discuss locating parish vital records in Czech regional archives, how to get help with the language and what resources are available to learn more about your Czech ancestors! Please note to get the most out of this presentation, you will need to know the name of the village where your ancestors came from.
Presented by Sokol Milwaukee leaders Susan Chapman, Ann Cramer and Don Skarda.
Sokol Milwaukee hosts informal genealogy sessions via Zoom about six times a year. Susan Chapman has several years of genealogy research experience and is a member of Czechoslovak Genealogical International Society (CGSI), German-Bohemian Heritage Society (GBHS), and Milwaukee County Genealogical Society (MCGS). Ann Vojta Cramer is of 100% Czech heritage. She has worked on the Czech genealogy of her four grandparents and is familiar with the Czech Regional archives in Litomerice and Prague. She has a working knowledge of Czech culture, history and language, and has visited the Czech Republic nine times. Don Skarda, a Czech descendant, is the technical resource person for Sokol Milwaukee and other groups.
Attendees must register in advance for this online Zoom meeting by clicking the link below or copying the following address into your browser: 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the program.

Sokol Membership Meeting
Monday, September 12
Sokol Membership Meeting  (Sokol Membership Meeting)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Our first meeting after summer will be Monday, September 12th.
We are working on an in person location and will keep you updated!

Holiday Folk Fair 2022
Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20
Holiday Folk Fair 2022  (Holiday FolkFair International)
Wisconsin State Fair Park
More information to come.