Meeting Information



COUNCIL MEETINGS

The Society council meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of the month from 12:00 p.m to 1:30 p.m. at the Webb-Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida.

MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The Society monthly membership meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Webb-Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville, Florida.

September 2017
NOTE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE HURRICANE.

Date:
16 September 2017
 
Speaker: Vishitra "Vishi" R. Garig
 
Topic: Snitches Get Stitches
Brief Description: This lecture covers the WWII period in Clay County by analyzing the German U-Boat prisoners of war kept at Camp Blanding. Methods of capture, interrogation and who these seamen were during, before and after the war are discussed. Nazi Germany's U-Boat program is covered.
 
Speaker Bio: Vishi Garig is a native Texan from Brownsville, Texas, and she currently serves as Clay County Archivist for Tara Green, Clay County Clerk of Courts. She received a Bachelor of Journalism Degree from the University of Texas in 1988 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law School in 1992. From 1992 to 2000 she practiced criminal law as an Assistant District Attorney/Assistant County Attorney in Chambers and Liberty Counties, Texas, as well as Kleberg and Kennedy Counties in Texas. She was a volunteer at the Clay County Archives from 2009 to 2013. In 2013 she began work as the Clay County Archivist and Special Projects Clerk. She has had a lifelong interest in history and has been involved with genealogy since 1998. She is the mother of two sons.
October 2017 Date: 21 October 2017

Special Event with the Jacksonville Public Library This event is in the planning stage; updated information will be provided on our website.
November 2017

Date: 18 November 2017

In November our members will be our speakers as we have "Show and Tell', sharing family heirlooms and the stories behind them. We will also have election of officers for the coming two years, as well as an end-of-year social.

December 2017 No membership meeting.




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