Welcome to the MAGS web site!
The MAGS officers are excited to be able to present a new on-line look for our organization. You will find many new features on this site. The site also provides us a better ability to manage our membership and communicate with our members.
What's New ?
|24 Jul 2020
||Reports from the June board meeting have been posted in the Documents and Reports section under the Members tab.
|4 Jun 2020
||The June issue of Der Kurier has been posted to the website. Once you login, select the Members tab and then Recent Der Kurier Issues under that heading.
|23 Dec 2019
||THINKING ? PLANNING AHEAD?
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on genealogical topics from using court records to DNA testing.
A Colorado native of Scots-Irish and German descent, Judy is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society and many regional societies. She has written for the National Genealogical Society Quarterly and National Genealogical Society Magazine, and is on the faculty of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and Boston University's Center for Professional Education. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer. .
COMING TO THE MAGS CONFERENCE OCTOBER , 2020
|14 Dec 2019
||A new record guide for the American consulate at Nürnberg has been posted to the members-only website. It can be found under the Members tab, then Documents and Reports, then Consulates - Research Guides.
|25 Aug 2019
||A new record guide for the American consulate at Munich has been posted to the members-only website. It can be found under the Members tab, then Documents and Reports, then Consulates - Research Guides.
Gift from the Archives
Freiburg Minster is the cathedral of Freiburg im Breisgau, southwest Germany. The last duke of Zähringen had started the building around 1200 in romanesque style. The construction continued in 1230 in Gothic style. The minster was partly built on the foundations of an original church that had been there from the beginning of Freiburg, in 1120. In the Middle Ages, Freiburg lay in the Diocese of Konstanz. In 1827, Freiburg Minster became the seat of the newly erected Catholic Archdiocese of Freiburg, and thus a cathedral.