09 September 2012

New Session Added to Jamboree Webinar Series

An exciting new session has been added to the Jamboree Extension Series of genealogy webinars. Register today for all of the upcoming programs.  View the original webcast for no charge or SCGS members view the archived session at their leisure.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 10am to 11:30am Pacific Time
"Immigrant Voices - Angel Island Immigration"

Ron Chan
This presentation will highlight the oral history work of the Foundation's Immigrant Voices project. Select immigration stories will be shared along with ways which you can contribute to the growing public archive (http://www.aiisf.org/immigrant-voices.
) The presentation will include information on researching Chinese-American residents, many of whom entered America through Angel Island.

Other upcoming sessions include:

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 6pm to 7:30pm Pacific Time
"Playground Rules for Genealogy on the Internet"
Janet Hovorka
The internet creates an exciting gathering place where we can find distant cousins and fast friends to help us research our family tree. It’s never too late to play by the rules and have fun. Be sure to follow these three basic safety rules and you’ll have a great time.

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 10am to 11:30am Pacific Time
"Hark! That Tombstone is Talking to Me!"
Linda Woodward Geiger, CG
You CAN get blood from a stone. Learn about wringing the tombstone dry and learning more about your ancestors.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6pm to 7:30pm Pacific Time  
"Online Resources for Colonial America"
D. Joshua Taylor
Discover web sites, online databases, university projects, online archives, and other resources for researching your Colonial American ancestors online. Learn how to use Early American Imprints, JSTOR, and other resources.

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