Thursday, Jun. 12th:
Root Cellar Membership Meeting
6:15-7:00 PM 6:15 Pre-meeting open discussion – Each table will be dedicated to several U.S. states. Share tips, information, problems and solutions with people researching in the same region.
7:00 pm to 8:30 PM Program - “Using the Subscription Newspaper Web Sites at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries ” Presented by Janice Sellers.
Newspapers can provide information about births, deaths, marriages,
moves, business, naturalizations, court cases, and more. The FHL
Portal at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries provides free access to
several newspaper subscription sites. This class gives an overview of
what is available and techniques to help improve your chances of
finding information about your relatives.
Janice Sellers is a professional genealogist specializing in forensic,
newspaper, and Jewish research. She edits three genealogy journals and
serves on the boards of San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical
Society and California State Genealogical Alliance. She is also a
member of Association of Professional Genealogists, Council for the
Advancement of Forensic Genealogy, Genealogical Speakers Guild,
California Genealogical Society, African American Genealogical Society
of Northern California, and Gesher Galicia.
Visitors always welcome!