“Strategic Searching” series in June

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You may know about FamilySearch, NARA, and other online repositories, but do you know how to find your way once you’re on the website? A new series of classes in June will give you an in-depth look at four different research websites, each one invaluable to genealogists. The first class is held Wednesday, June 2, after which classes are held on Tuesdays as follows: 


Wed, June 2FindMyPast

Jen Baldwin of FindMyPast discusses best practices, different ways to search, and utilizing the site to your greatest advantage.


Tue, June 8Fold3

Anne Gillespie Mitchell of offers tips on how to effectively search for the veterans in your tree using She will also cover some of the lesser-known collections, including photos and FBI files.

Tue, June 15 National Archives

Claire Kluskens of the National Archives and Records Administration offers a guide to navigating this vast collection of U.S. documents with holdings dating back to the American Revolution.


Tue, June 22FamilySearch

Oakland FamilySearch Library director Ralph Severson talks about the growth of digitized images, a lesser known feature and hidden treasure of this amazing and popular genealogy resource.


You can register for any or all of the classes through EventBrite.

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