Chinese Railroad Workers and Angel Island Immigrants–Grant Din
SESSION: T228 TRACK: Western States TITLE: Angel Island’s Immigrants from More Than Eighty Countries and the Records They Left Behind
SESSION: F302 TRACK: Chinese American TITLE: Chinese Railroad Wor...
Federal Land Records, a Rich Source–Angela Packer McGhie
SESSION: W114 TRACK: Land and Maps TITLE: Researching Federal Land Records for Western States
SESSION: T201 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding TITLE: Document Analysis: Digging into the Details
Angela Packer McGhie, CG...
Using DNA to Solve Complex Genealogy Problems—Karen Stanbary
SESSION: T221 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding TITLE: Follow the Trail of Records and DNA from Ireland to Oregon (1810-1860)
SESSION: F345 TRACK: Methodology TITLE: A Giant Logic Puzzle: An Overview of Visual Phasing.
Focus on Assembling Research and Adhering to Standards—LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson
SESSION: W111 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding TITLE: Why Standards are for Everyone
SESSION: T205 TRACK: Methodology TITLE: Assembling Research Results
LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM,...
It Gets Even Better Offline–Tom Jones
SESSION: W155 TRACK: Methodology TITLE: It Gets Even Better Offline
Tom Jones is back with another fascinating talk. This time he will present three case studies that demonstrate how leads developed using online research led to materials not availa...
Excitement Grows as Opening Day Approaches for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento
A Message from Jane Knowles Lindsey, NGS Local Host Society Chair
My excitement is mounting as the first, live, in-person national family history conference in three years draws near! In just over...
African American and Mexican Cowboys—Janice Lovelace
SESSION: W148 TRACK: Western States TITLE: Were all the Cowboys White: Finding Mexican and African American Cowboys
SESSION: T252 TRACK: African American TITLE: Telling Their Stories: African American Women’s Stories...
How NGS Conferences Shaped Tom Jones as a Genealogist
In early March, NGS sent out an email with excerpts from an interview with Tom Jones that nicely summarized the value of attending NGS Conferences. For those who missed it, here is the text of that email again.
Tom Jones has helped so many of...
The Legal Genealogist Will Give Four Talks at Sacramento—Judy Russell
SESSION: W117 TRACK: Records and Repositories TITLE: Las Leyes de California: Spanish Colonial Laws and the Records They Produced
SESSION: T251 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding TITLE: Marg...
Tools to Help with the 1950 Census….and More—Stephen P. Morse
SESSION: S427 TRACK: Records and Repositories TITLE: Getting Ready for the 1950 Census: Searching With and Without a Name Index
There is much excitement about the release of the 1950 census on April 1st this year. So...
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