Washington DC Family History CenterClasses
7:00PM - 9:30PM
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Jan. 18, 2014 9:30 a.m.Social Media and Genealogy
Presenter: Carol Petranek
Today's genealogist can use today's technology to collect, connect, and share with other researchers. This class will focus on using social media to further your genealogy research.
Feb. 22, 2014 10:00-noonSeminar to Commemorate Black History Month
Presenter: African-American Focus Group
This seminar is being held in conjunction with the Temple Visitors' Center commemoration of Black History Month. Please note that these topics are inclusive and pertinent to all researchers: "I'm Not Who I Think I Am!" - How DNA testing has changed my research strategies and my understanding of my heritage. "Sharing My History" - Presentations on how to share what we learn in our research. "Gathering My History" - Research tips to help those with African-American heritage NOTE: This seminar will be held at the Temple Visitors' Center at 9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895.
Mar. 15, 2014 9:30-11:00Birth, Marriages, Deaths, and Alternative Records
Presenter: Rebecca Koford
What to do when the vital record doesn't exist? Join Rebecca Koford to explore alternative sources which may hold the information you are seeking.
Apr. 19, 2014 9:30-11:00DAR Library: Research in Person and Online
Presenter: Julia Coldren-Walker
The DAR Library is a treasure trove of genealogical information,and it is in our backyard! This informative session will explain what resources are available at the Library, those which can be accessed online and those available at the library.
May. 3, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.WDC FHC Annual Conference
Topics for this year's conference will be categorized by "tracks." Attendees can choose to either follow one "track" throughout the day, or attend classes in various tracks. 1. Technology and Genealogy 2. Immigration: From There to Here 3. FamilySearch and the Family Tree 4. Beginning Genealogy 5. Beyond the Basics for Advanced Researchers Keynote Speaker: Tad Hogan of the Baltimore Immigration Memorial Foundation (http://www.immigrationbaltimore.org)
For further information and registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-587-0042.