Saturday, February 11, 2023 - ONLINE ONLY*
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Speaker
- Sharon Gillins
"African Americans in the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.)- Their Lives,
Experience and Records"
Using the records of the WPA to research African American families
during the Depression era; lecture covers their experience, major projects of
genealogical value, how to obtain personnel records and how to use finding aids
to locate WPA collections.
Sharon Batiste Gillins has been a passionate family history
researcher and genealogy educator for more than 25 years. Her teaching and research
emphasize strategies that researchers can use to locate and analyze underutilized
record groups for African American family research.
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Speaker - Marti Lewis
"Identifying & Researching your Ancestors Who Served in the Military"
This presentation aims to research the dates on your pedigree chart,
census, and death records to identify your ancestors who may have served
in the military. The war timeline will also tell you which war your
ancestor may have served.
Marti Lewis is a compelling and influential voice in
the genealogy community. She has been featured, quoted, profiled, and published
in several major media publications. Shes also the President of the San
Diego African American Genealogy Research Group.
PLEASE NOTE INFORMATION BELOW:
Please register at least one-hour ahead, click on link below:
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information about joining the webinar.
FREE. The library will not be open for research. Times are approximate.
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