Webinars Released: Archive.org, Charts, and Females

 

“Using Archive.org”

Archive.org has millions of free images of genealogical material, including:
  • National Archives microfilm from the Allen County Public Library
  • Thousands of books from the Allen County Public Library
  • USGS maps
  • County histories from across the United States
These items can be viewed for free and downloaded in the entirety for personal research use. Learn how to find, use, and interact with materials on this site. Handout included. Download presentation and handout.

“Researching Female US Ancestors”

Successfully researching female ancestors in the United States requires a slightly different approach from researching males. In this presentation we’ll discuss an overview of how laws and the legal system create research challenges for female¬†ancestors and how those challenges can be overcome. Discussion will be via several examples and an overall strategy. Handout included. Download presentation.

“Charts, Charts, and More Charts”

This presentation will discuss the creation of customized charts ira-discrepancy-chartto assist in solving specific genealogical problems. Included will be a discussion of determining what information is needed in the chart, how the information is to be sorted and used, dta entry concerns, accuracy of transcriptions, and more. Focus will be on assisting attendees in developing their own personal portfolio of charts and forms for personal use. Handout included. Download the presentation.