The Jewish Genealogical Society of New York will present "Basics and Beyond," an afternoon family history seminar, on Sunday, April 11.
The program will run from 1-5pm, at UJA-Federation of New York 130 East 59th Street, 7th floor, Manhattan.
Experienced genealogists will present two tracks - for beginners and those more experienced.
-- How to get started
-- Tracing your family in the US
-- Finding/interpreting census/vital records
-- Crossing the pond: Finding/interpreting passenger arrival/naturalization records
-- Organizing, goal-setting, record-keeping
-- What’s new in computer research
-- Researching European records at home
Tracks run simultaneously; participants may attend sessions in either or both tracks
-- Finding and interpreting census and vital records
-- Passenger arrival and naturalization records
-- Computer research
-- Research organization
-- Record-keeping and goal setting
-- Searching European records from home.
Advance registration required, no on-site registration. For more information and registration, click here.
Fee: JGSNY members, $18; others, $25. New member special: $40, includes 2010 JGSNY membership (annual membership alone is $36).