Genealogy Essentials, Research 101: Getting Started in Local History Research

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 1 - 2 PM
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.
Event Details
Barvin Deerhead Diner
Deerhead Diner, Jackson Heights. Bill Barvin Location Photograph Archive. IMAGE ID: 5210090.

This event is online only

In this class you will  learn

  • what is local history?
  • what materials make up a local history collection?
  • why does local history matter?

We'll look at maps, photographs, ephemera, records, published local histories, guidebooks, city directories, and more as we explore how to research a city, town, village, or neighborhood, its history, and its people and institutions.

To join this online class, Register here

Captioning will be provided for this class.

    • Audience: Adults