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New York Public Library to offer genealogy programs

There will be several genealogy programs offered by the New York Public Library in September.

Wednesday, Sept. 6 – Getting Started in Genealogy – 1 p.m. – Online only – Learn about the library’s genealogy resources, discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information.

To register, go to: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2023/09/09/getting-started-genealogy-research

Thursday, Sept. 14 – Newspapers in Genealogy Research- 1 p.m. – Online only – Discover the  abundant uses of historical newspapers for genealogical and local history information in the numerous digital, print, and microfilm collections available at NYPL.

To register, go to: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2023/09/14/newspapers-genealogy-research

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Researching a Historical Route – 1 p.m. – Online only – Learn how to research and recreate historic routes with NYPL’s collections. You will learn what types of material are useful for researching this topic and how to search for these materials within NYPL’s collections. With these tools, you will see how you can utilize this information in genealogy, local history research, writing projects, and many more.

To register, go to: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2023/09/19/researching-historical-route-nypls-collections

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Using Family Photographs for Genealogy Research – 1 p.m. – Online only – A librarian led online class will explore how genealogists can find photographs and other images of their ancestors in resources available at The New York Public Library, and elswehere. The class will also show researchers how to examine those images for clues about family history.

To register, go to: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2023/09/20/images-our-ancestors-using-family-photographs-genealogy-research

 

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