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Genealogy Series: Clues Among the Headstones

 

Have you ever gotten lost in the cemetery? For some of us, it’s happened far too often. If you can’t even locate the stone you’re looking for, how can you examine it for all the clues it has to offer? Join us as we discuss headstone symbols, record access and common inscriptions. We’ll also discuss strategies for planning a successful visit.

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Postponed: Repository Etiquette

 

So you’ve been digging into research and you’d like to ask for help at a local archive. What is the best way to do this? What strategies can you employ to make the most of your visit? Are there rules about what to say vs. what not to say? Let’s dig into this tricky subject so that archivists and researchers can have a positive experience!

 

 

Genealogy Series: Off the Beaten (Digital) Path

 

Have you exhausted subscription databases? There are a lot of great free resources out on the web that deserve a closer look in ancestral research. As libraries, universities, historical societies and more make efforts to get their information online, items are more accessible than ever. We’ll take a look at the Internet Archive, the Digital Public Library of America and localized digital repositories to see what treasures we can find.

Topic: Genealogy Series Winter
Time: Nov 30, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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