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All-Day Opportunities

Genealogy Showcase

2021-10-15 09:00:00 2021-10-15 18:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis All-Day Opportunities Virtual Genealogy

Friday, October 15
9:00am - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-10-15 09:00:00 2021-10-15 18:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis All-Day Opportunities Join a day long genealogy seminar on October 15th from 9 am - 6 pm EDT. Virtual Genealogy

Join a day long genealogy seminar on October 15th from 9 am - 6 pm EDT.

NOTE: You must email us to register for this program: Genealogy@ACPL.Info. You will receive the program link the week of October 11th. 

A series of eight video programs recorded specifically for this event will be presented this Friday. The programs are provided by the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT), an initiative to connect libraries and genealogical societies as well as provide educational and research opportunities. Spearheaded by the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library, topics covered will include NARA, timelines, a genealogy beginner’s class, German town of origin records access, using ancestral origins to identify ethnic heritage, building historical context, understanding motivations of migration, DNA tools, understanding social history, and maps as a tool. The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library is collaborating with the Genealogy Network of Texas to provide these programs for individuals who register through our Center.

9:00 – 9:50 a.m., NARA Mythbusters: Your Family IS in the Archives

Judy G Russell, JD, CG, CGL, The Legal Genealogist  Sponsored by: Friends of Corpus Christi Public Libraries

10:00 – 10:50 a.m., Methodology: Using Timelines to Focus Your Research

Susan Ball, President TxSGS

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Beginning Genealogy Workshop

Kathy Huber, MLS, Director of the Tulsa Genealogy Center, Hardesty Public Library

12:25 – 1:30 p.m., So, You’ve Found Your German Town of Origin, Now What?

Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG   Sponsored by: Waco-McLennan County Library

1:40 – 2:35 p.m., Fingerprinting Our Families: Using Ancestral Origins as a Genealogical Research Key

Curt B. Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF Manager, The Genealogy Center Senior Manager, Special Collections, Allen County Public Library

2:45 – 4:00 p.m., Attacking 18th and 19th Century Mysteries with DNA

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., The Genetic Genealogist Sponsored by: Waco-McLennan County Library

4:10 – 5:00 p.m., Filling in the Family Stories

Susan Kaufman, Senior Manager, Houston Public Library, Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

5:10 – 6:00 p.m., Discover Genealogical Treasure Using Historic U.S. Maps

Hannah Kubacak, Genealogy Librarian, Genealogy Center Waco-McLennan County Library

 

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Family History & Genealogy |

TAGS: | Genealogy |

Virtual Genealogy


Hours
Mon, Nov 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 25 Closed
(Closed for Thanksgiving Day.)
Fri, Nov 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 27 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Nov 28 12:00PM to 5:00PM

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