Local class: The Three Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and Research in School Records

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 I will be teaching an extended class on school records. The place is the Minnesota Historical Society.   School records are extensive including teaching contracts, school censuses, grading, attendance, conduct, parent and guardian names, minutes, sports participation and many more specific records that provide individual and family details. Schools include […]

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Free webinar: “Major Midwestern Archives and Their Records”

UPDATE: The registration limit has been reached. Watch the MGS website for more great webinars. If you join MGS, you will be able to view all past webinars. One more reason why genealogical society membership is important.   Join me on Wednesday, April 6, for a FREE webinar sponsored by the Minnesota Genealogical Society. My […]

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Genealogy classes and events offered by MGS

MGS is the Minnesota Genealogical Society and the event and class offerings continue to expand. This “spring” has a crowded calendar. This is fantastic for everyone who desires to progress further in their family history research. MGS has been offering special events and classes since the mid-1980s. I remember teaching the first classes at the […]

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February 2010 National Archives events — Washington, DC area

The snow will have melted (won’t it?) and people can venture to the National Archives locations in the Washington for these events. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                February 4, 2010 Special Programs Highlight National Archives Records in February and March Washington, DC.   All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, […]

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November Discount for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy 2009!

Still thinking about registering for the January 12-16, 2009 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy? Some courses are already full, and others are filling quickly! But, SLIG is offering a special deal for you. From now until November 28, 2008, you can register with a $25 discount. This is a great opportunity to save on your […]

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Upcoming Appearances

I am frequently on the road speaking at genealogy events. I will periodically post the dates and the links so you can find more details. My columns for Ancestry.com carry the invitation to introduce yourselves to me at these events. Please do that and let me know if you are a reader of my blog. […]

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