Uncover the stories of your ancestors in “The ‘Facebook’ of Yesteryear: Exploring Newspapers for Family Research.” Learn techniques
and tools necessary to locate and leverage historical news articles to build a more complete and vivid family tree. Identify the multitude of items chronicled in print that can serve as keys to the past. This presentation will offer strategies for discovering and piecing together genealogical information from the rich tapestry of printed news.
Peggy Jude is a speaker, educator, and researcher for over 40 years, teaching in 5 areas: DNA, Genealogical Technology, Preserving Family History and Heirlooms, Methods and Records, and Swedish Genealogy. She is a co-course coordinator for Foundations in DNA
course at the institute for Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, The Genealogical Speakers Guild, a graduate of ProGen, and multiple advances genealogical institutes.
Following the program and questions: There will be a moderated open discussion period relative to genealogical topics. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions on issues pertaining to the program.
Members of the public are welcome to attend in-person at the Manatee Central Library, located at 1301 Barcarrota Blvd West, Bradenton, Florida 34205. Guests attending via Zoom must register at least one day in advance by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
. The Manatee Central Library Auditorium will open at 9:45 a.m. for in-person attendees. The Zoom meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST.