"SWLGS, organized in 1973 with 44 members, now has a membership of over 300. SWLGS was incorporated in 1991. The Society does not maintain an office and all work is done by volunteers. The Society maintains an index and family charts of its members at the Southwest Louisiana Genealogy Library, 411 Pujo St., Lake Charles, LA.. This surname index to the family charts is available online with information on how to obtain copies of the family charts."