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Virtual Summer Research Stay-At-Home

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Thursday, August 6 - Saturday, August 8
Presented by various experts at American Ancestors and NEHGS

Do you find you have more time than ever to work on family history but don’t know where to start? Are you tackling a brick -wall and need more guidance as you research from home? The Summer Research Stay-At-Home, a virtual program from the experts at American Ancestors and NEHGS, is a three-day online experience filled with consultations, lectures, and more! Learn about essential resources and research strategies that can be accessed and applied digitally, attend lectures from our staff on popular genealogical topics, chat with our experts and other participants daily, and receive one-on-one consultation time focused on your research questions. From the most advanced researcher to someone just beginning their journey into family history research, the Summer Research Stay-At-Home will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to continue your family history research online from home.

This program includes:

  • 6 lectures and access to recordings
  • Lecture handouts and materials
  • 2 one-on-one consultations (scheduled by our staff ahead of time)
  • Activitiy and Demo sessions with our experts and other participants

Live sessions will be broadcast through Zoom Video Conferencing. Information about accessing both live and recorded content will be sent to participants ahead of time. Access to a personal device, and internet connection is required to take full advantage of this program.

Agenda

Thursday, August 6: The Basics
9:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Consultations* and personal research
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Break for Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lecture: Using Major Genealogical Websites in Your Family History Research
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Demo/Activity Session
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Lecture: Record Analysis
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Demo/Activity Session

Friday, August 7: Tracing Ancestors on the Move
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Consultations* and personal research
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Break for Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lecture: Follow the Money: Tracing Ancestors through Financial Transactions
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Demo/Activity Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Lecture: Understanding and Applying Chain Migration in Family History Research
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Demo/Activity Session

Saturday, August 8: Military Research
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Consultations* and time for personal research
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Break for Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lecture: Tracing Your Civil War Ancestors
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Break-out Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Researching World War I Veterans
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Break-out Session

*Each participant is guaranteed 2 consultations during the program. Consultations will be scheduled ahead of time by American Ancestors staff and will be based on information provided on the research questionnaire filled out by participants.

*Schedule subject to change.

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