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RootsTech 2016

RT2556 - Facts, Photos & Fugitives: Using Online Newspapers

Session Description

Attendees will learn more in depth about a resource that takes them far beyond the names and dates of their ancestors and enriches their research with unique stories and details that can be found only in newspapers. Participants will hear thought provoking stories and learn about the more than 7,000 online newspaper titles, published from 1690-today. Whether the challenge is overcoming a brick wall or learning more about the lives of their ancestors, attendees will learn practical tips on how to search, discover and share articles of all types including birth, marriage and death announcements. They will learn for themselves how to discover the stories and details that helped shape their ancestors’ lives. Examples will be taken from GenealogyBank.com.


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Beginner
Traditional Class Session
1 hour