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Creating a Research Plan: Tips from NEHGS Research Services
Thursday, March 15, 2018 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST
Presented by Lindsay Fulton, Director of Research Services
With all of the genealogical information at your fingertips today, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, go down research rabbit holes, and lose focus. In this webinar, NEHGS Director of Research Services, Lindsay Fulton will offer tips on how to make a research plan and stick to it! Using templates, worksheets, and other research tools available at AmericanAncestors.org, you’ll learn how to stay organized and get the most out of your research time.
Genealogy Essentials:African-American Genealogy Part II: Next Steps
From 1565 to 1790, Africans surpassed Europeans among the roughly one million newcomers to what would become the United States. A majority of these nearly 360,000 men and women crossed in bondage. Centuries of local and federal laws related to the livelihood of black Americans have created a complex paper trail of genealogical research material.
This class will recommend next steps in the pursuit of African-American family history that might be useful after exhausting basic introductory resources.
Date: March 27, 2018 | Free Admission
Location: The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Avenue (42nd St and Fifth Ave), New York, NY, 10018
A Checklist of African American Resources
by Angela Walton-Raji | Intermediate | African American
Beyond the usual databases for census and vital records, this session will outline critical collections to find African American families. Using resources from the Schomburg research center to the Smithsonian, this session will explore the unknown and lesser known resources for documenting African American families.
Date: Friday, May 11, 2018 | Time: 2:00pm Eastern . 1:00pm Central
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The Art of Negative-Space Research: Women