BRIEF: Genealogists to discuss Germans
PRINCETON, Jan 19, 2013 (Daily Gazette - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
The immigration experiences of two German families will be discussed during the Bureau County Genealogical Society's next meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the society library, 629 S. Main St.
The free program will be a video titled "Little Germanys." These were cities or towns settled across America that provided for the needs of immigrant Germans. The video features the Steinweg family of Steinway & Sons and the Gumpertz family, who settled in the slums of New York's Little Germany.
The public is welcome.
For more information, call 815-879-3133 or stop by the library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and the first Saturday of each month.
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