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SGSI News and Past Events
SGSI Begins NEW indexing project -- St. Vitus Displaced Persons Cards Indexing Project
SGSI is currently indexing 2,222 index cards of displaced persons who were seeking immigration to the United States following World War II.These cards were found in the basement of St. Vitus Catholic Church in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Linden Tree Issue 2023 Issue 3 now available
The Linden Tree Issue 2023 Issue 2 now available
The Linden Tree Issue 2023 Issue 1 now available
The Linden Tree Issue 2022 Issue 4 now available
SGSI Announces . . .
SGSI 2023 Slovenia Genealogy Exploration Trip
SGSI is gathering Slovene Surnames from members to create a second dynamic Slovene Surname Database
This new database allows members to include more information to be included PLUS, once published, will provide members the functionality to collaborate with other members on shared surname research. This project will be ongoing so members will be able to add new surnames to the new database as their research grows.
The Linden Tree Issue 2022 Issue 3 now available
April and May 2022
SGSI Releases New US Vital Records Interactive Map with Redesigned Website Navigation
The Linden Tree Issue 2022 Issue 2 now available
Researching Your Slovenian Family Roots – Helpful Hints to Making Your Genealogy Journey Enjoyable
Rose Marie Macek Jisa, with Nicole Kusold-Matheou, presents at the Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival.
Board Members @ SLOVEnian Days in Cleveland
SGSI Board Members Jeff Dormish, Rose Marie Macek Jisa and Denise Modic Urban represented SGSI at the Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Independence of The Republic of Slovenia at Cleveland City Hall on September 16, 2021.
Board Members Host Republic of Slovenia Dignitaries at the SGSI Macek Research Center
SGSI Board Members hosted a meeting with Tone Kajzer, Slovenian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Helena Jaklitsch, Minister for Slovenians Abroad ,and Alenka Jerak, Slovenian Consul General in Cleveland Ohio, at the SGSI Macek Research Center on September 19, 2021 to discuss how SGSI connects Slovenian Americans to their Slovenian roots and culture.
Virtual SGSI Booth at the 2021 CGSI Virtual Conference
SGSI participated in the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) Virtual Conference including a a Virtual Booth at the conference October 14, 2021.
For more information on Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, click here.
Virtual SGSI Booth at the 2021 NGS Virtual Conference
SGSI participated in the National Genealogical Society (NGS) Virtual Conference on May 19, 2021. For more information on the National Genealogical Society, click here.
Video: Ljubljana TV 24UR News Interviews SGSI Members on the 2016 Genealogy Explorations Trip
"A group of Americans have been looking for their roots in Slovenia in recent weeks, but many only know that their grandparents once came from this country ... The best written sources are often in parishes, in archives, and some went from the village to villages and asked in houses, where they thought they could find someone. And how did the search end?"
Video: Find Your Slovenian Roots and Relatives
As part of the 2013 Cleveland Kurentevanje, SGSI's Rose Marie Macek Jisa was interviewed about SGSI.