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Genealogical Council of Oregon Speakers Bureau

Name: Beverly Rice
Postnomials: CGRS

How to Contact:
Full mailing address: 1226 N. 7th Ct., Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: 541-267-4047
E-mail address:

Background information:
Brief speaking/genealogical bio: Researching: 17 years; Teaching: 6 years; Lecturing: 10 years (local, state, national)

Member of GCO?  Yes

Fees: $75 - fee negotiable

Will you travel?  Yes
How far? Northwest
Do you require reimbursement of transportation costs? Yes, negotiable
Do you require reimbursement of food costs? No
Do you accept home housing? No

Syllabus, AV, & books:
Can you provide syllabus materials?  Yes
What AV equipment do you require? Require screen
What Audio aids do you require? Lapel Mic; lecturn and table
Do you have items for sale at the lecture? No
Does the sponsoring society receive a commission from sales

1. Keeping Your Research Focused - Follow the “Keep It Simple Method”
2. Migration West - Looking at History to Understand the Total Experience of Our Ancestors
3. Using the Other Schedules of the US Census
4. Newspaper - How to get the most from the printed source
5. Tracing Your Family Using a Census History
6. Using Timelines in Genealogical Research
7. Railroads and the Western Migration
8. History and Geography, an Important Tool in Genealogical Research
9. Transcription and Abstraction in Genealogical Research
10. The Internet - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
11. A variety of beginning level courses from the novice to the advanced beginner on methodology (land records, census, military, county records, probate)

Please contact for further information regarding lectures.
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