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1448Re: Ukrainian SIG to meet at FHC April 24

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  • Rene Dussome
    Apr 2, 2003

      In the summer of 2001 I worked with a couple from High River whose
      ancestors were from the Ukraine. They were interested in records from
      the Greek Catholic Consistory of L'viv.

      In order to help these people the Director of the FHC agreed to obtain a
      film numbered 1921625 on extended loan.

      When the film arrived, not surprisingly it was in Ukrainian. A Ukrainian
      friend of mine transcribed the introductory pages to the best of his

      Subsequently, the husband of one of the FHC staff members did another

      I wrote to the High River couple to pass on this information but so far
      as I know they never returned to the Calgary FHC, at least not on my
      shift, so the matter was allowed to rest.

      Perhaps some of the members of your Ukrainian SIG will be interested in
      the film.

      I will give you the file of information about the film at the AFHS
      meeting next Monday.

      Rene Dussome

      > The Ukrainian SIG will meet at the Family History Centre
      > April 24, Thursday, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      > We will have a jar out to accept donations for the FHC to purchase
      > additional
      > Ukrainian resources. Suggested minimum of $2 each person.
      > Please R.S.V.P. to Xenia if you plan to attend:
      > Phone 295-3490 or email:president@...
      > Normally the FHC is closed Thursday evenings so we ask that only those
      > interested in Ukrainian origins attend this time. Please bring
      > your pedigree chart and name(s) of ancestral village(s), if known.
      > I will also have copies of the updated presentation from the AFHS January
      > Beginners session to hand out. This will include the baptism certificate
      > with interpretation instructions as it will be difficult to put that online.
      > Xenia Stanford (president@...)
      > A.G.E. Ancestree Genealogical Enterprises
      > Column: "Nos Racines Francaise" http://globalgazette.net/
      > Local book and magazine sales: http://www.knowmap.com/age/
      > Phone: (403) 295-3490; Fax: (403) 274-0564
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca

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