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05 September 2020

Online Genealogy, week of September 7-13

Our "Writing Your Family History" Series continues Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
This eight-part series walks through the steps needed to produce a well-researched and handsome family history book, from the basics of storytelling to the finished product. Sign up for one, several, or all sessions! This week: Lois Elling talks about "Making Your Book Look Good: Type and Graphics."

Conferences: [fee charged, with the exception of German Genealogy Conference]

Numerous associations offer online genealogy events every week. Most are free. See our post "Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus" for links to classes archived online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more. To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization. 

September 10: "Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice" by Pam Fessler
September 11: "All Roads Lead to London" by Curt DiCamillo
September 9: "Mysteries of the Change Log Revealed" with Kathryn Grant

Legacy Family Tree
September 8
"New Searching at MyHeritage" by Dana Drutman
September 8: "New Historic Records on MyHeritage" by Tal Erlichman
September 9 & 10: "Cyndi's List in Practice" by Cyndi Ingle
Southern California Genealogical Society 
September 12: "Let's Explore the LAPL Photo Archives" by Christina Rice

Conference Keeper has a large calendar of events (too many to list) hosted by various genealogical organizations. New events are added often, so check back frequently. Here are a few of the coming week's highlights:

September 7: "FamilySearch Catalog" (Family History Library)
September 8: "Take a Virtual Stroll Through the New Genealogy Center" (Allen County Public Library)
September 8: "Beginning Irish Genealogy Research" (New York Public Library)
September 8: "Westward Ho! The Impact of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787" by Dorothy Miller
September 8: "George D. Prentice: Scoundrel or Scapegoat?" (Louisville Genealogical Society)
September 8: "Restoring and Preserving Civil War Cemeteries" Willard Library (Evansville, Indiana)
September 9: "An Introduction to NYC Land and Buildings Research" (New York Public Library)
September 10: "World War II Records at the National Archives of Australia" (Queensland Family History Library)

Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!

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