Sunday, September 2, 2012

Southern California Genealogical Society Announces Upcoming Webinars

Register today for the upcoming FREE webinars sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical Society. The webinars are open to the public and the original webcast is free to all.
If you can't make one of the scheduled sessions, remember that members of the Southern California Genealogical Society can view archived sessions at any time, day or night, from the convenience of home. A one-year single membership in SCGS is only $35, which gives you access to the webinar archive. In addition, SCGS members enjoy at-home use of AccessNewspaperARCHIVE.com. Add in the quarterly Searcher, discounts for research assistance, products and Jamboree, and you have already taken full advantage of your membership dues. What a great deal!
For membership information to go http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/benefit-memb.htm

Upcoming webinars: Click the link or copy and paste it into your browser to register.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 10am to 11:30am Pacific Time https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/919094528 "Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker. Researching Your Ancestors' Occupations" Denise Spurlock Labor Day Special: It's likely not all your ancestors were farmers. This session will explore strategies for researching how your ancestors made a living: what they did, where, why, and for whom.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 6pm to 7:30pm Pacific Time https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/131676584 "Playground Rules for Genealogy on the Internet" Janet Hovorka The internet creates an exciting gathering place where we can find distant cousins and fast friends to help us research our family tree. It's never too late to play by the rules and have fun. Be sure to follow these three basic safety rules and you'll have a great time.

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 10am to 11:30am Pacific Time https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/619490537 "Hark! That Tombstone is Talking to Me!" Linda Woodward Geiger, CG You CAN get blood from a stone. Learn about wringing the tombstone dry and learning more about your ancestors.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6pm to 7:30pm Pacific Time (NOTICE: DATE CHANGE) https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/203104769 "Online Resources for Colonial America" D. Joshua Taylor Discover web sites, online databases, university projects, online archives, and other resources for researching your Colonial American ancestors online. Learn how to use Early American Imprints, JSTOR, and other resources.

Submitted by Paula Hinkel
Posted by Ron Setzer

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