Other Events

Clayton Library Presents: It Takes a Village: Community Research
Friday, August 26
2:00 PM Central

Our ancestors didn’t (for the most part) live as hermits in a cave - they were part of a community of some sort. It might have been a vibrant urban setting, a suburban area, a small town, a farm community, or a frontier area. Finding records for all of them is
a start, but don’t you want to know more about HOW they lived and WHO their associates were? Let’s talk about that community and what you can learn from others living there with guest speaker Diana Smith.
Registration: https://houstonlibrary.libcal.com/event/9339436

Re-Branded Lives: Tracking Name Changes, with speaker Kathryn Marshall, PhD
Saturday, August 27
3:00 - 4:30 pm CT

Presented by Sacramento Public Library via Zoom

Learn best practices for dealing with name variants and tracking intentional name changers. This presentation will help you clarify name changes to find your elusive ancestors. Register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
https://saclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=348960

Navigating Online Records in Poland to Find Ancestors
Tuesday, August 30
11:00 AM Central

Presented by Surrey Libraries

The ability to search for birth, marriage and death records in regions now in Poland has enabled genealogy research most of us never thought possible. However, to many these resources are a perplexing maze of random searches. This presentation will
provide a brief overview of two primary databases which reveal parish and civil registry records in Poland encompassing many Polish, German and Jewish residents of in the 19th – early 20th centuries: Geneteka and Metryki.Genealodzy.PL  Free. Registration required. To register email, call, or in-person at Cloverdale Branch, www.surreylibraries.ca/events/navigating-online-records-poland-find-ancestors

Ethics of Oral History
Wednesday, September 7
5:00 PM Central Time

Presented by Boston Public Library

What is oral history? And what are the ethical principles that should guide one’s work? This lecture-style workshop will offer a brief overview of oral history, along with ethical guidelines, useful vocabulary, and the importance of deep… For details and registration see bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/62b336c9316f8c4100f6edcd

Michigan: An Upper Midwest Researchers Dream
with Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS
Wednesday, September 14
7:00 pm Central Time

Michigan is a state of many people: Native Americans, fur traders, French explorers, British military, and then settlers from all over the world including many from Canada and the Northeast U.S. The records and indexes are amazing as are the libraries, historical
societies, archives, universities that are filled with resources. Online indexes and record images add to the dream. Learn about the people, resources, businesses, farms, military, and vital records. Register for free at: www.familytreewebinars.com/webinar/michigan-an-upper-midwest-researchers-dream/

The Photo Detective, Maureen Taylor, will present a “Photo Detective Roadshow.”
Monday, September 19
6:00 PM Central

Presented by North Hills Genealogists

If you’ve watched Antiques Roadshow, then you know how this works. It’s a virtual meeting with a show and tell component with Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective. Maureen weighs in on your photo mysteries. ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Go to
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kd-yhqjgoGdf_S5tB7dnE8Bp0lKW6TI1U to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 19th to connect to the Zoom meeting.

Genealogy Share
Monday, September 26
6:30 PM Central

Presented by The National Danish-American Genealogical Society

Join others interested in Danish genealogy for an evening of sharing successes, questions, roadblocks and more. On the day, please click the link to join the webinar: us02web.zoom.us/j/89454536605 Webinar ID: 894 5453 6605
Details at danishgenealogy.org/events

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