Time Is Running Out To Register for the SLIG American Research and Records: Focus on Families Course

Early-bird registration ends on October 31, 2013. Don't miss out on the opportunity to take this intermediate-level course that provides in-depth learning on 19th-21st century U.S. resources and the methodology for using them.

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG; Debra Mieszala, CG; and D. Joshua Taylor will focus on topics more related to researching families and individuals. Informative and interactive classroom hours delve into significant records and strategies that take you beyond basic research tools both online and off.

On-site Family History Library support and a computer lab from course instructors provide one-on-one assistance and guidance with your own research. This course alternates years with a course focused on localities.

The following topics will be covered:

  • From Clues to Records: Step-by-Step Planning
  • Vital Records – Strategies and Substitutes
  • US Census Records – Beyond the Basics: Non-Population and Special Schedules
  • U.S. Passport Applications
  • Church Records: Locating and Excavating
  • Institutional Records: Extensive Family Details
  • Clustering and More: Maximizing Your Online Searches
  • More than Just People: Lessons and Hints from Public Directories
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Research: Resources, Methods, and Skills
  • The Grey and the Blue: Beyond Pensions
  • Optional time in classroom for groups to discuss their project
  • The Write Stuff: Family Histories with Substance and Appeal
  • Researching the Occupations of Our Ancestors
  • The Three Rs: Reading, 'Riting, and Research In School Records
  • Finding Family Gems in Manuscript Repositories and Special Collections
  • Computer Lab at the Family History Library
  • One-on-one consultations at the Family History Library

Don't delay--register now! The registration page can be accessed at http://www.infouga.org/aem.php?lv=r&eid=8.