Thursday, September 6, 2012

14th Annual Family History Day (FHD) at the California State Archives on Saturday, October 13, 2012

Family History Day is a FREE day for the public to learn the basics of genealogical research from the experts. The event will have the following seminars and activities. 

  • “Insider” Tours of the State Archives.
  • Keynote: Genealogy Basics – the Constant Companion of the Family Historian by Lisa B. Lee. Armories & Ordinaries: Coats of Arms for Genealogists by Sebastian Nelson.
  • Beginning Genealogy - The trip of a Lifetime! by Glenda G. Lloyd.
  • Carved in Stone: Cemetery Research by Pamela Dallas.
  • Census Records - The Backbone of American Genealogy by Glenda G. Lloyd.
  • Conducting Original Research by Barbara Leak.
  • Eastern European Research Parts 1 & 2 by Lynn Brown.
  • Family History Center – Your Local Genealogy Resource by Ed Lucky.
  • Family History Software Comparison by Marian Kile, Linda Lucky & Linda Todd.
  • Finding Gold(stein) - Jewish Genealogy 101 by Victoria Fisch & Jeremy Frankel.
  • Finding Your Black Ancestors, an Introduction by Lisa B. Lee.
  • Genealogy Research - as Close as Your Genealogical Society by Gwen Myers & Cat Nielsen.
  • Introduction to by Dan Peay.
  • Introduction to German Research by Shirley Riemer.
  • Introduction to the Project by Joy Fisher.
  • Introduction to Using Maps for Genealogical Research by Melinda Kashuba.
  • Meet Ancestors in your Mailbox: Correspondence in your Mailbox by Pamela Dallas.
  • Panels – “Libraries & Archives” & “Online Resources”.
  • State Archives Preservation Lab Tours by Juan Ramos & Kevin Turner.
  • Unclutter! By Cath Madden Trindle.
  • Using Genealogical Forms, or keeping your genealogy out of the Dumpster by Melinda Kashuba.
  • Using Google in your Genealogical Research by Linda Todd.

Family History Day
California State Archives
1020 “O” Street, Sacramento
Saturday, October 13, 2012
8:30am - 4:30pm
Posted by Ron Setzer

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