Researching Your Family History Using Free Online Resources [S-17-52]

Presenter: Rita Goldberg
Location: SUNY: Kellas 100A
Classes: 4 Sessions 2.0 hours
Dates: Mon 3:00 PM 04/17, 04/24, 05/01, 05/08
Status: Course Update: Please fill out the question form (a .pdf version is posted on the "Researching..." course page). Then return it to the SOAR office before class starts.

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This course is an introduction to online genealogical research using free resources. The emphasis will be on North Country, Ontario and Quebec resources, but, depending on the specific interests of participants, materials for other areas of the US as well as other countries will also be included.

Rita Goldberg is a retired professor of Spanish at SLU. Rita currently is a volunteer researcher at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association where she specializes in responding to genealogical and historical inquiries. She has also done extensive historical research in archives in Spain, especially on 16th and 17th Century poetry and music.

LINK to a .pdf questionaire. Print out the form and fill in your answers to the questions, then 1) scan the form with your answers and email it to  or 2) return it in person to the SOAR office - room 382 Van Housen Ext. (office hours MWF 9:00-2:00), or 3) fill out the form and mail it to:
382 Van House Ext.
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, NY 13676

Cap: 12

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