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 ONLINE Workshop:
“Finding Women Ancestors in Historic Newspapers”
by Annette Burke Lyttle
RESCHEDULED for Saturday, 12 Nov 2022 | 9 am-Noon (CST)
[Recording available to registrants for 30 days after the live event]

Workshop registration is now closed.

Finding Women Ancestors in Historic Newspapers
by Annette Burke Lyttle

Saturday, 12 Nov 2022  |  9 a.m. – Noon CST (Chicago)  |  Online via Zoom
Digital Syllabus  |  Door Prizes  |  Closed Captioning Available

Learn general newspaper research techniques and strategies for finding female ancestors in newspapers. The Workshop will be recorded, and registrants will have access to the recording for 30 days. A digital syllabus will be emailed to registrants and include the necessary Zoom links. You must have previously registered for the ON-DEMAND Conference to be eligible to register for the rescheduled Workshop. Workshop fee – $35. Attendance is limited to 40 participants

The Workshop includes:

  • Pre-work Assignment – Before the Workshop, choose a woman ancestor and research what newspapers existed during her lifetime (if she lived in one place) or during a period in her life (if she lived in more than one place). Instructions will be provided on how to do that research. The pre-work assignment will be sent to workshop registrants in early November.
  • Lecture: Finding Women Ancestors in Historic Newspapers – Annette will provide instruction (via Zoom) on newspaper research and strategies for finding women ancestors in newspapers. Subscription websites will be mentioned, but the focus will be on free sites. This lecture will be recorded, and registrants will have access to the recording for 30 days.
  • Hands-on Research Time – Registrants should have a laptop (preferred) or tablet available to access the internet during the hands-on research time.
  • Coaching & Group Discussion – Annette will guide the group discussion, provide coaching, and give live website demonstrations as appropriate. Zoom breakout sessions will be used for group discussions.

Direct questions to [email protected]

Speaker Bio:

Annette Burke Lyttle headshot

Annette Burke Lyttle owns Heritage Detective, LLC, providing professional genealogical services in research, education, and writing. She speaks on a variety of genealogical topics at the national, state, and local levels and loves helping people uncover and share their family stories. She is coordinator of the Fall Virtual Intermediate Foundations course for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. Her articles have been published in NGS Magazine, FGS Forum, and the APG Quarterly, among others. Annette is president of the Association of Professional Genealogists and editor of The Florida Genealogist.

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