JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSLA Assisted Research Day with Ancestry.com's Crista Cowan - Sunday, April 12 #general


Pamela Weisberger
 

Come join the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles at our next program:

"Members Only Assisted Research Day" with Crista Cowan of Ancestry.com

Sunday, April 12, 2015: 11:30AM - 6:00PM

Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
10742 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles 90049

Join us for a fun-filled day of making strides in your genealogical
research and learning >from the experts. You'll have access to the LDS
microfilm collection, the full JGSLA library, online subscription
databases (FindMyPast, Ancestry.com, Fold3) mentoring and help from
our volunteers, and free translators for your German, Russian, Polish,
Yiddish and Hebrew documents or headstones. Our special guest, Crista
Cowan, the "barefoot genealogist" >from Ancestry.com will give two
lectures:

1:30PM - 2:45PM: "Getting the Most Out of Ancestry"
3:45PM - 5:00PM: "Strategies for Breaking Through Your Brick Walls"

During the hour break between talks, Crista will be available to help
answer your stickiest Ancestry research questions and there will be
plenty of time after each talk for discussion. Make sure to bring your
notes, trees, photos and brick wall documentation...and we'll do our
best to help you!

Crista Cowan has been doing genealogy since she was a child and is one
of the most popular speakers at the major family history conferences
and workshops. She has been employed at Ancestry.com since 2004 as
the Community Alliance Manager.

You must be a current JGSLA member to attend this program, but you can
join or renew at the door. Appointments for translations will be
taken in advance. Go to our home page for details: www.jgsla.org

Pamela Weisberger
Program Chair, JGSLA
pweisberger@...

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