Some of my free presentations for Native American Heritage month

I have a busy week on my calendar. Each of these upcoming presentations of mine for National Native American Heritage Month is being presented at no cost to registrants. The presentations and extensive handouts are not exactly the same, though some sections are necessarily general. Parts of each are devoted to Indigenous peoples connected to […]

Next 2 genealogy presentations: Wisconsin and a webinar

Two very different presentations are on my calendar over the next ten days. One is online as a webinar and the other is an in-person event. Both are free and open to the public. August 3, 2019, Saturday, WebinarSouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree FREE webinar. “Railroad Records Research in Today’s World.” 1:00 EDT, Noon CDT, […]

GRIP syllabus prep: genealogy hints for myself

I spent many hours the last couple of weeks working on my syllabus material for the July week of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. I coordinate and teach in the course Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills. I’ve made a few changes in this course over the years but it still remains mostly at […]

My next two genealogical presentation locations

I have been asked about this several times this week while at the Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference. It’s always a great conference. My next two presentations are in Minnesota and California. May 21: 12:00 Noon, Owatonna, Minnesota, Steele County Historical Society, Brown Bag Session. Bring your lunch! The Farmer in the Dell – and […]

Digitized law books and genealogical education: Join us this summer!

Have you seen the FB posts about Debbie Mieszala’s ongoing blog series about online access to historic laws? She is being lauded for her work of drawing together the many places that we can check for free to learn what was in effect at the time our ancestors lived in that area. Those laws do […]