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NEHGS offers online educational programs on a variety of topics. Watch archived webinars, videos, and more. Note: The schedule below is subject to change.
Free and open to the public
Presented by: Lindsay Fulton
Level: All levels
Audience: NEHGS members and guest users
Finding information about your New York ancestors can be tricky. That challenge is in part due to the fact that statewide registration of vital records did not start until 1880. There are, however, bright spots in New York research, such as the state census. In this webinar Director of Research Services Lindsay Fulton will discuss how the State and Federal Censuses (1850-1880) can help you fill in the gaps in your New York ancestry. Register today!
Request a Webinar for Your Group
Hire one of our experts to present to your group on a subject of your choosing! Our custom webinars allow members of your group to hear and watch a presentation in real time, interact with a genealogical expert, type in questions and receive verbal responses, and have exclusive access to a recording of the presentation.
Each custom webinar is $250, lasts one hour, and can serve a maximum of 500 individual registrants. Webinars may be scheduled for anytime between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; and 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM EST on Wednesdays. Requests must be made at least 6-8 weeks prior to the intended event date. Contact email@example.com or call 617-226-1226 to book your webinar.
exclusively for NEHGS members
Instructor: Rhonda R. McClure, Genealogist
Wednesdays, August 17, 24, and 31, 2016, 6:00–7:30 pm EDT (5:00 CDT; 4:00 MDT; 3:00 PDT)
Audience: NEHGS members; beginning and intermediate level researchers
People researching their French-Canadian ancestors will be happy to find a wealth of resources and records available in both Canada and the United States. French-Canadian genealogy, however, is not without its quirks. Shifting boundaries, “dit” names, and the language barrier are just some of the challenges you may face. Join genealogist Rhonda R. McClure to learn how to locate and use essential resources, analyze records, and utilize search techniques to discover your family’s past. This three-week online course will focus on resources pertaining to the province of Quebec. Cost: $85 Register today!
Can't attend a live broadcast? Not a problem! All sessions are recorded and posted to the course webpage. Participants have exclusive access to these recordings and other course materials for at least one month after the final broadcast.
NEHGS webinars are FREE, live events that provide an overview of the resources, expertise, and educational opportunities available at NEHGS. They are open to anyone. Online Courses are paid, in-depth programs available only to active NEHGS members and offer more support material and greater access to the instructor(s). Not a member? Join today!
Anyone can register and attend our free webinars. Participation in online courses is a benefit of NEHGS membership and thus only active members may enroll.
Register for an event by clicking on the program title above or the “Register” link. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the live broadcast.
All information needed to join a live webinar is included in your confirmation email sent upon registration. You will receive the same information by email one day and one hour before the presentation. Note: Log on 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to download the Citrix Online Launcher.
All online programs are recorded for future viewing. Recorded webinars are posted to our Online Learning Center and may be viewed by anyone. Recordings of online courses are available only to registered participants of a given course.
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