Tuesday, September 17, 2013

325. Genealogy Program at IHS Saturday

  This coming Saturday is going to be a busy genealogy day in the Indy area. In addition to the grave dedication mentioned in the previous post, I will be presenting two sessions for the Indiana African-American Genealogy Group at the Eiteljorg Museum from 12 to 2.
They will be on researching in the Indy area and using circuit court records.
   The Indiana Historical Society will also be hosting the following event:

Advanced Genealogy Resources, Methods and Skills
Sept. 21, I. H. S. Day Classrooms, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $20; $16 members 

Lecturer and author Debbie Mieszala, CG, presents an extensive three-part workshop.
10 to 11 a.m.
Digging Through Documents Word by Word
Proper scrutiny of each piece of information in a document is essential to understanding that item’s evidentiary value. Studying every word’s meaning and context ensures that evidence has been properly analyzed and comprehended.
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Research: Resources, Methods, and Skills
Modern research requires specialized skills, methods and resources. The importance of ethics when dealing with living people will be addressed.
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 to 3 p.m.
Citing Your Sources
Learn the elements of citations, how to prepare a style sheet, and how to use citations to demonstrate the depth of your research and knowledge.
Debbie Mieszala, Certified Genealogist SM, specializes in forensic genealogy, 20th-century research and the Midwest. She does genealogical research for the military to locate relatives of service members missing in past wars, and formerly did adoption-related research as a Confidential Intermediary in Illinois. A national-level lecturer and author, she has taught at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. Debbie’s work has been published in NGS Magazine, The Digital Genealogist and OnBoard! She is a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and holds a certificate in paralegal studies
This class is eligible for 4 general LEUs. Fees include parking and same-day admission to the Indiana Experience.
Register online. Call (317) 232-1882 for more information

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