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New York Public Library to offer free webinars

The New York Public Library will offer several free genealogy webinars in April.

Wednesday, April 7 – 1 p.m. – “Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy at New York Public Library”

Join librarians from the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History, and Genealogy, and the Dorot Jewish Division for an online class that shows you how to begin Jewish genealogy research using collections available from The New York Public Library and elsewhere.

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Wednesday, April 21 – 1 p.m.  – “Introduction to African American Genealogy Research”

Centuries of local and federal laws related to the livelihood of black Americans have created a complex paper trail of genealogical resources.  This webinar aims to provide introductory historical context and recommend basic research methods in the pursuit of African-American family history.

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