Genealogy Essentials, Online: Fact and Fiction in Local History Research
“Local history” research pursues the textures, details, and character that flesh out a specific time and place in history. Writers, biographers, historians, filmmakers, genealogists, academics, podcasters, armchair enthusiasts – really anyone looking to probe the mysterium of the heretofore – regularly come to the Milstein Division at NYPL to research local history. Research strategies can seem unwieldy: where do you start? Resources take a multitude of forms: how are they useful? Attend “Fact and Fiction in Local History Research” and become a better historian of what now was once and where at the county and neighborhood level.
This is an online class. Registration is required.
- Class Format: Lecture/demonstration
- Skill prerequisites: Some computer skills recommended.
- Audience: Adults