Cross‐Referencing Letters & Postcards with Documents & Photos

Many family historians, especially those considered “the person in the family to get it all,” find that family correspondence can be used to fill in the gaps in documents, photos, and other resources. How these are cross-referenced, including citing the ephemera, with other evidence is our target.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Military Records of New Spain and Mexico: Sources and Archives

Overview of the types of records available to researchers looking for Mexican ancestors in archives in Mexico, the United States, and Spain. Includes an overview of the military history of New Spain and Mexico. Discussion of records of military value held in non-military archives will also be included.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

How to Use Canva for Creating and Sharing Family History

Canva is an online graphics application that can help you make your family history come alive. In this session, you will learn how to unleash your creativity and create digital and printed family history projects. There is a free version of this application available.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Incorporating Social Context into Genealogy

Family historians want to know what did our ancestors and relatives do all day? This session will help you insert your ancestor or relative in a specific time period and place with local, national, and world events which had social and historical impacts and aid writing their micro history.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Mexican Genealogy and State Communities on Facebook

Genealogy does not have to be a lonely hobby. Learn about the Mexican Genealogy and State Communities on Facebook and how they are great for researching your ancestors, sharing your discoveries, and to network with other researchers and family historians.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Breathing New Life into Your Boring Ancestors

There is no such thing as a boring ancestor! Many genealogists will say they have boring ancestors because they can't find records or information for them. Learn from a seasoned genealogist and archivist how to locate records and information to bring those boring ancestors back to life!

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

60 Minutes: Creating a Locality Guide

A locality guide can provide a list of information and resources to help you find records for a state, county, or town with efficiency.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Learning More About Ancestral Surnames

In this presentation, you will learn more about ancestral surnames and resources to continue your learning.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Follow the Records and See Where They Go!

Get into the habit of "following the records." Often if you find one record, it leaves a trail to something else. Learn about some common examples of how following clues in record sets can lead you to a treasure trove of more information.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Ser Norestense (Being from Mexico's Northeast, An Inside View)

Being from Coahuila and Nuevo León is a unique way of life. Understanding regional values, traditions, icons, and philosophy it´s a must for those interested in regional genealogy and family history. At this conference we should learn: What is to be norestense, traditions, family structure, history, historical influences and more.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Military Records - 3 W's

During this program, you will learn about the available military records. The period when the military activities happened and where to locate the military records. We will discuss military records from the Revolutionary War period to the Korean Conflict.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started

Pinpointing Ancestral Locations with Surname Distribution Maps

This is a look at general surname mapping websites and the type of features to watch for in these programs. Next, there is a tour alphabetically through those websites available for specific countries. Lastly a look at 2 or 3 products available for purchase that may be of benefit in surname research.

2 Lessons

Progress

Not started
Page 1 of 15
Pen