Saturday, June 6, 2015

Free online sessions thru June- Thank you FHL!



In case you hadn't heard, Family History Library has started a suite of online lectures. What an impressive offering!  The first session has already occurred, but check out the remaining sessions below:


FHL Sessions Available Online For Free
Image credit: lds.org

The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City is offering ten free, online lectures during June.


Thursday, 4 June, 7 pm Danish Research Strategies

Thursday, 11 June, 6 pm Beginning American Indian Research

Saturday, 13 June, 1 pm Hispanic Online Resources (in English)

Wednesday, 17 June, 11 am Preserving Our Slovak Roots in the 21st Century

Saturday, 20 June, 1 pm La Información Matrimonial
Saturday, 20 June, 2 pm Los Registros de Aspirantes al Sacerdocio y Limpiezas de Sangre
Saturday, 20 June, 3 pm Las Capellanías y Cofradías

Tuesday, 23 June, 7 pm Case History: How to find ancestors in Digitalarkivet of Norway

Thursday, 25 June, 6 pm African-American Research: Using Plantation Records

Thursday, 25 June, 7 pm Hamburg Passenger Lists


For more information, click one of the class links, or see "The Family History Library Announces Free Classes—June, 2015" on the FamilySearch blog.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Program this Saturday - CSI Meets Genealogy

"CSI Meets Genealogy" with President of Life Scene Investigations-Chicago, Gerald Schmidt


Upon retiring from the San Francisco Police Department in late 2009, Gerry consulted on several projects involving automated identification technologies including Rapid DNA analysis. In addition, as a latent fingerprint examiner, Gerry prepared hundreds of unidentified crime scene fingerprints for search and comparison using the FBI's Universal Latent Workstation.   

Gerry currently devotes more and more of his time conducting genealogical research on behalf of family, friends and local clients.  He will compare a CSI crime scene with limited space where you need to find every possible clue with genealogical research which often starts with a vast area from which to collect clues.

Join us!
Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.
Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago