Researching in Archives - First Summer Spectacular Series Now Available
July 06, 2017
Archives are available locally, regionally and nationally. Are you taking advantage of them in your research? Archivist Melissa Barker of the Houston County, Tennessee Archives is going to make sure you get the most out of your visit in her new four-class series.
- Family Gatherings: Dragging Genealogy Information Out of Your Family
- Using Archives to Fill the Gaps in Your Ancestor's Timeline
- Disaster Planning for the Genealogist, Safeguarding Your Genealogical Records
- Scrap Paper and Orphan Documents in Archives
We're working hard to give our webinar subscribers the educational classes they need to maximize their genealogical research!
All four of these new classes are bonus classes in the webinar library. They kick off the Summer Spectacular webinar series just for members. The webinar previews are always free for non-members to watch.
New to webinars and online education? Learn more about the online genealogy education classes at Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Family Gatherings: Dragging Genealogy Information Out of Your Family
Family gatherings are the ideal place to collect genealogical information. Sometimes it is difficult to get your family members to give up the knowledge they have because they are just not interested. This webinar will give you handy tips and tricks to get your family members talking and sharing the information they have and they won't even know they are doing it!
Using Archives to Fill the Gaps in Your Ancestor's Timeline
Do you have gaps of missing information in your ancestor's timeline? Using archives and the records they hold can fill in those gaps. Learn about unique records that are found in archives that will help to tell your ancestor's story and add information to your ancestor's timeline.
Disaster Planning for the Genealogist, Safeguarding Your Genealogical Records
Natural disasters and man-made disasters happen all the time. Are your genealogical records stored and archived in such a way that they will survive through a disaster? Learn from an archivist how to come up with your own disaster plan and safeguard your genealogical records from destruction.
Scrap Paper and Orphan Documents in Archives
Many of our archives have scrap paper and orphan documents that are discovered on a daily basis that don't belong to any particular records collection. In this webinar find out what archives do with these records and how you as a genealogists can discover these pieces of scrap paper and orphan documents in archive to help with your own family research.
Other Libraries and Archives Webinars
These new classes join 5 additional webinars on libraries and archives research already in the Webinar Library:
- NEHGS: Who We Are, What We Do, and How We Can Help
- Researching in California - Libraries, Archives and Online
- Metal Paper Clips, Rubber Bands and Tape, OH MY!
- Researching in Libraries and Archives: the Do's and Don'ts
- Vertical Files: What are they and how to use them
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- All 529 classes in the library (734 hours of quality genealogy education)
- 2,467 pages of instructors' handouts
- Chat logs from the live webinars
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- Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
- Additional members-only webinars
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