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Writing Life Workshop: Ask the Genealogists: Tips and Techniques for Researching Your Family History (12/11 session)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:00 AM | Whitridge Room | for members only | free of charge | registration required for each session separately

Join certified genealogists and repository personnel for three sessions of insights into methods to navigate the vast, complex, and exciting path to your family history.

Each session addresses your questions about your research and offers insights into genealogical resources.

Whether you’re beginning your exploration, already in process, or hitting the proverbial genealogical brick wall, let us help you grow your research skills and find those treasured connections to your ancestors! This workshop takes place over three Tuesdays. Attend any or all sessions.

October 9: Genealogists Share Research Secrets Tell us what you want to know! Bring your questions to certified genealogists knowledgeable about online resources and onsite repositories.

November 13: Mining Free Online Genealogical Resources Indexes, records, books, newspapers, photographs, and more.

December 11: How to Find Research Jewels in Local and Distant Repositories. Presenters include Leslie Corn, Roger D. Joslyn, and Kenneth J. Cobb.

Leslie Corn, CG, FGBS, MA and Roger D. Joslyn, CG, FASG are certified genealogists specializing in forensic research. Their cases involve research throughout the US and around the world. They work on the genealogy television series Who Do You Think You Are? GenealogicalForensics.com

Kenneth J. Cobb is Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Records and Information Services for the City of New York, including the New York City Municipal Archives.

Registration is separate for each session of this workshop. To register for the December 11 session, use the form below. Please click the Register button only once. The website may take a moment to process your registration and show the confirmation screen. With registration questions, call the Events Office at 212.288.6900 x230.

The Writing Life events in 2018 are generously underwritten by Jenny Lawrence.