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Events & Classes

Format: 08/18/2019
Format: 08/18/2019
20
Aug

Library Skills for Genealogical Research

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Libraries
offer essential tools for researching your ancestry. Learn how to search online
library catalogs, obtain materials from distant libraries, locate periodical
articles, and use the library’s in-house guides. Pre-requisite:
Who Were my Ancestors? Beginning Genealogical Research class or previous
research experience.

22
Aug

Researching Newspaper Databases

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Newspapers are excellent sources of historical and genealogical information, and digitization has made them more widely available. The class will cover 19th-Century U. S. Newspapers, NewspaperArchive, Newspapers.com and St. Louis Post-Dispatch databases.
Adults. Registration recommended.

27
Aug

Identifying Ancestral Military Veterans

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Explore strategies for military research in the Fold3 and Ancestry
Library Edition databases, as well as in print and online sources. Prerequisite:
Finding Ancestors in U.S. Census Records class or comparable research
experience. Adults. Registration required.

28
Aug

Reading Jewish Tombstones

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

StLGS Jewish Special Interest Group
Learn how to read Hebrew inscriptions and dates, understand symbolism and how to preserve your family tombstones.
Adults.

10
Sep

Finding Immigrant European Ancestors

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Discover print and online resources for researching immigrant ancestors.
This class will include an overview of information available on Ancestry
Library Edition and other electronic databases. Prerequisite: Finding Ancestors
in U.S. Census Records class or comparable research experience.

11
Sep

Researching Newspaper Databases

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Newspapers are excellent sources of
historical and genealogical information, and digitization has made them more
widely available. The class will cover 19th-Century
U. S. Newspapers, NewspaperArchive,
Newspapers.com and St. Louis Post-Dispatch databases.

12
Sep

Library Skills for Genealogical Research

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Libraries offer essential tools for researching your ancestry. Learn how to search online library catalogs, obtain materials from distant libraries, locate periodical articles, and use the library’s in-house guides. Pre-requisite: Who Were my Ancestors? Beginning Genealogical Research class or previous research experience.
Adults. Registration recommended.

14
Sep

Preserving Home Movies and Family Photographs

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

St. Louis Genealogical Society General Membership Meeting
The speaker will discuss tips for preserving family videos and photos. Topics covered will include preservation methods and resources, companies, and technology.
Adults.

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