Details of February 9 Alberta Centenary Pioneers Recognition Program and Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project
Here are the details of the February 9, 2008 Seminar hosted by the Ukrainian SIG
(if you wish to receive these details in a pdf document as an attachment to email, send request to me by email with request “Feb 9 pdf please”)
Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project/
Centenary Pioneer Recognition Program
When: Saturday, February 9th, 2008
Where: Alberta Family Histories Society Library
712-16th Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta
Fee: $5.00 per person, whether attending entire session or not
RSVP to Xenia Stanford at president@...
This information seminar will provide insight on how the finding aids and research services
developed as part of the Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project and Centenary Pioneer
Recognition Program can be used by students, genealogists and others who wish to enhance
and/or complement the recording of their family history experiences.
1:00 pm The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and its programs
This introductory section will provide a brief overview on the latest developments at the
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, which will be useful in understanding how the
Centenary Pioneer Recognition Program and the Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project
are linked to this open-air museum east of Edmonton.
1:20 pm The Centenary Pioneer Recognition Program
This section will explain how the Centenary Pioneer Recognition Program helps
preserve family history experiences in east central Alberta, and will inform potential
applicants how to prepare their submission.
1:45 pm A series of “how to” presentations to help illustrate how historical
documents and photographs can help provide insight on a family’s
I. Homestead applications: what they tell you about your family’s early
II. Historical photographs: what are some lesser known clues that a
photograph can provide about a family’s history
III. Census records: what ethnographic information can be extracted from
a census page
IV. Passport: the wealth of information found on travel documents
3:00 pm Break/ refreshments
3:15 pm Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project
This section will introduce the Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project and provide insight
on how the efforts in this project will assist those who are interested to learn about their
family pre-emigration history in Western Ukraine and/or post-immigration experiences
4:00 pm Conclusion
Xenia Stanford (president@...)
SIGS Contact: Ukrainian, French, Métis
Phone: 295-3490; Fax: 274-0564
Alberta Family Histories Society
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